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A gill bodied mayfly technique

A nice technique for making realistic mayfly nymph bodies with simple materials.

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Melt glue Rhycophila larva

Another quick melt glue pattern for the adventurous tyer.

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Melt Glue Gammarus

A super simple but realistic pattern that imitates both the fresh and salt water shrimp. This melt glue technique makes a very natural soft, chewy but also tough and robust body.

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Double D caddis

A nice technique for making a CDC body, without coming in conflict with the under body of the fly. This makes the body fish deep under the surface but keep the wing high and dry.

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Partridge & Hares ear

Hares ear, partridge, tinsel and a bead head. A great combination of fish catching materials all wrapped up in one easy nymph pattern.

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Detached body para loop mayfly

 

This is a good looking but really simple pattern to tie. All you need to do is change the hook size and the colour of hackle and you have a nice and easy technique to imitate many mayfly’s.

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Tying a Para post diving caddis

A nice little diving caddis that has has a somewhat different detached body technique.

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Double super bug

An unusual peacock and deer hair pattern with a double wing. Originaly made to imitate a caddis fly the super bug is also a great searcher pattern, that will raise fish from their holding spots just about anywhere.

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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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