Flash Blend Flies

Flash Blends are a staple material for all sorts of flies for Predators both Salt and Fresh water ! sheds water well, light and castable, good movement and looks great ! This fly is tied Hi Tie style with my own ‘SPF’ ( Saltwater and Predator Flies ) version, chosen and hand blended by me … Read more

EP style Baitfish

For my own fishing this year I am trying to focus mostly on using Baitfish imitations like the ones in the picture below…. Now these are actually made with Deer Creek Baitfish fibre which closely resembles EP fibre and therefore can be tied in a similar fashion, hence the ‘EP style’. I have tweaked these … Read more

Baitfish flies and tying ‘v’ style

After a little break I’ve returned to the vice with a renewed vigour and have really been getting into tying again. I have been working on some different tying styles recently, particularly the Muddler and trimmed type Baitfish patterns that use the Johnny King ‘v’ style of tying. Here are some of my latest ties … Read more

Surf Candy

The Surf Candy was is one of those flies that all newcomers to saltwater fly tying aspire to.. Originally designed by Bob Popovic, this beautiful fly is a winner all over the globe and is one of my personal favourites, not least because I love playing with resin but also because it is just a … Read more

Clouser Minnow

Bob Clouser gave us the Clouser Minnow, which is probably the most common Saltwater fly in use today. A generic pattern that will catch most Saltwater species. It can be tied a few different ways with a variety of materials, but I personally like to keep it simple. I call these Fish Candy….