Coch-y-Bonddu

This well known Welsh pattern represents a small beetle of the same name (red & black) that is found along the river and lake banks of the Welsh countryside. One of the classic peacock herl patterns that trout just love. Here’s the correct way of tying it. Thank you for watching and please remember to subscribe to the feather benders You Tube channel, your help and support in keeping the channel going is greatly appreciated: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYb8DCVlYijoCYgvx_v2EuQ Continue reading Coch-y-Bonddu

Tying the Mosquito midge

  A simple but effective pattern for mosquito and midge fishing with a couple of nifty techniques and only using Grizzle hackle and moose mane hair. Thank you for watching and please remember to subscribe to the feather benders You Tube channel, your help and support in keeping the channel going is greatly appreciated: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYb8DCVlYijoCYgvx_v2EuQ Continue reading Tying the Mosquito midge

# 18 CdC para weld midge

This little midge has proven a great asset early on in the season under difficult midge hatching conditions and later also as a mosquito. The original had a traditional parachute hackle but I changed this recently to my CdC para weld hackle that floats all day and beyond. Thank you for watching and please remember to subscribe to the feather benders You Tube channel, your help and support in keeping the channel going is greatly appreciated: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYb8DCVlYijoCYgvx_v2EuQ Continue reading # 18 CdC para weld midge

Tying a Clouser minnow

A modern classic. According to Bob Clouser’s web site, Lefty Kreh has caught 86 different spiecies of game fish on the Clouser minnow. Its also a fabulous sea trout and sea bass pattern that should be tied and tried. Try it in some other effective colours such as blue and white, red and white and yellow and white as shown here. Thank you for watching and please remember to subscribe to the feather benders You Tube channel, your help and support in keeping the channel going is greatly appreciated: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYb8DCVlYijoCYgvx_v2EuQ Continue reading Tying a Clouser minnow