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Claret snatcher

An excellent loch style pattern that is a real attractor when pulled in or just under the surface.

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Semi realistic stone fly nymph

This is a semi realistic pattern with all the features of the real stone fly nymph but easy to tie and a good pattern to get started with if you haven’t tied semi realistc pattens before.

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Peacock and partridge spider

A quick and easy tie for an unusual but effective spider pattern for small stream fishing and river fishing.

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Antron caddis pupa

A semi realistic caddis pupa thats a real easy tie. Just learn the technique and change the colour of Antron to match your hatch.

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A simple stone fly nymph

This is a simple stone fly nymph that plays on the basic features of the nymph to give a realistic profile.

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CDC Sparkle wing caddis

A quick and simple adult CDC caddis with a sparkle thorax and wing.

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Goddard’s suspender hatching midge

 

Another pattern from John Goddard that was an instant success on still waters in the UK. The poysterene ball tied just above the hook eye makes the suspender midge float all day and beyondwhile presenting the pattern in the perfect hatching position.

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Marc Petitjean explains the Swiss Vice

After having received many questions regarding the vice I am using, I have made a short film with Marc showing many of the functions and applications of his Swiss Vice.

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Blow dry bait fish-Tying with compressed air!

 

A little technique I have been experimenting with for tying hollow flies with compressed air. The technique can be adapted for spey and larger pike and salt water patterns.

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House builder caddis larvae

This pattern imitates the larval stage of the house building caddis fly, and is one of the most important foods for trout and grayling, especially during the late autumn and winter. These insects build a mobile home from twigs, vegetation and gravel and just about anything else that is readily available, to protect their soft vulnerable bodies.

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