I’ve had this Article going around in my head for some time now, so lets tackle some of the more technical points of tying flies for Predators focusing on Baitfish patterns. For the beginner fly tier this article may only serve to make the prospect of tying their own flies a more daunting prospect, however … Read more Fly design – Considerations and Hydrodynamics
A method that is becoming more popular is the use of Jig flies. This involves tying fly materials onto a jig hook rather than a conventional un-weighted hook. The benefits are that it adds a small amount of weight to the fly which aids casting, especially in areas where your back cast may be restricted and it … Read more Jig flies for Perch
Here’s a great material by Czec company Sybai, their Polar Flash Dubbing. This is a super fine and soft material with superb translucent properties. The Dubbing also has a super fine flash blended in. Not as short as normal Dubbings this is designed specifically for Bonefish shrimp patterns and small Baitfish imitations and is cut … Read more Polar Flash Dubbing
Time for an update ! As for other current projects we are now coming into freshwater Predator season here in the UK so the focus is on Pike, Perch and Zander which begin to feed more aggressively as temperatures drop and winter approaches. Now is a great time for the predator angler to focus on … Read more Busy times !
Here are some recent Baitfish patterns I have been tying, they are made with the awesome Deer Creek Mega Laser Dub and some rabbit Zonker.The Flies are finished with Gator Eyes and Diamond Fine Flex Tack free UV resin, also available from Deer Creek They will fish great for any freshwater predator with lots of … Read more Bunny Baitfish
These are fun little flies to tie and are ideal for freshwater predators such as Perch or any other fry feeding predator ! The shank of the hook is wrapped in holographic tinsel which really adds to the appeal of these little gems ! I’ve also wrapped the thread wraps with some crystal flash to … Read more Eazi body baitfish