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Archive for January, 2018

30 years of flies…

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Although you can never have enough flies, after 30 years of tying trout flies for articles, demos, courses and videos, I have decided to have a clear out of all the boxes of flies I have tied over these years. I am going to split them up into dozens with a signed card, and let them go for $25.00 per dozen, including package and postage anywhere in the world. Thats not even $2.00 per fly! All the flies are of framing quality, and tied by me. Each dozen will contain a mixture of dry, nymph, wet, emerger, classic and modern trout flies.

I can’t begin to count them, so I have no idea how many dozens I have, so its first come, first served until they are all gone.

If you would like one of these unique sets, send me an e mail with your postal address to: barrycl@online.no


Deer hair hatching midge

Another quick and simple early season pattern that floats perfect for a great presentation.

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The Screaming Banshee

A great little skating caddis pattern from Charlie Craven, tied with elk hair. The forward wing pushes a whole load of water when its pulled through the surface.

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Moose mane cripple dun

An extremely simple but yet good looking pattern, that works well when large hatches are happening.

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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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