Fly design – Considerations and Hydrodynamics

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

Saltwater fly season underway!

At long last the Saltwater fly season is here! All over England and Ireland Bass are starting to show in reasonable numbers accompanied by other viable fly targets like Pollock and Garfish. Hopefully some Mackerel will show behind them and later in the year the Scad ( Horse mackerel ) will present another fly target. I … Read more Saltwater fly season underway!

Saltwater fly fishing, which flies should I tie??

Following on from the last article, I thought I would discuss more in depth which flies any newcomer to Saltwater fly fishing in the UK should look at tying and using to try and catch Bass or any of our other native saltwater species. Probably one of the easiest flies for a new tier to … Read more Saltwater fly fishing, which flies should I tie??

New Saltwater fly season approaching! To tie or not to tie?

Ok in all honesty it looks like the Saltwater fly season may well arrive a little late this year for those of us who are super keen to make a start, me included! The very cold snap we have recently experienced in this country sent the sea temperatures plummeting setting the arrival of our Saltwater … Read more New Saltwater fly season approaching! To tie or not to tie?

Fresh stocks of Preyfish fibre and New colours!

A fresh batch of Silver scales Preyfish fibre has just landed and with it six new colours have been added to the range! ( 16 great colours in all ). Suitable for both Pike and Saltwater flies, create nice bulk without using loads of material making it very economical. Extremely hydrophobic, easily shedding water on the … Read more Fresh stocks of Preyfish fibre and New colours!