Tying shows 2014

NEW DATES: The 2014 fly tying show dates are now being confirmed. If you are not a regular to fly tying shows I can’t recommend them highly enough!  They are a great source for not only materials and tools but also inspiration, with many great tyers from around the world demonstrating their techniques and patterns, so try and take in one of them this spring. Here are my dates for some of the shows. There are several other shows that the dates are not fully confirmed yet and I will publish these when they are up-dated. I look forward to … Continue reading Tying shows 2014

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Fly tying course # 15 Tying the parachute Leptophlebia

Hi, I am back again with # 15 in the fly tying course, this time its a small mayfly Dun. Where I live in Southern Norway the Claret Dun (Leptophlebia vespertina) and Sepia Dun ( Leptophlebia marginata) are amongst the first and the most common mayflies to hatch. Because of their tolerance of acidic water they are to be found on most forest lakes and ponds along with slow flowing rivers. These two mayflies are on the trouts menu from as early as April until the end of July and no Norwegian fly fisherman should be without a good imitation. … Continue reading Fly tying course # 15 Tying the parachute Leptophlebia