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Archive for March 14, 2018

The London Fly Fair 2018

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The second London Fly Fishing Fair is soon upon us!

After the great success of the the 2017 fair, I am happy to say that I will be tying at the second London Fly Fair next weekend!

If you are in town please try and visit this fly fishing and fly tying show of Friday and Saturday.

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Urban Angling
With exhibitors such as, Thornwood Fisheries, Walthamstow Fly Fisher’s Club and talks from Damon Valentine (@londonflyfisher) on Urban Angling, the London Fly Fishing Fair is the perfect place to learn more about Urban Fly Fishing opportunities in London and other cities around the U.K. See some of the worlds best fly tyers demonstrate their skills at the vice.

With just over a week remaining until the Business Design Centre opens its doors to exhibitors and visitors, there is still time to buy your tickets…

We hope to see you there!



Baetis Rhodani emerger

This Baetis Rhodani emerger is a quick but effective pattern when large dark olives start to hatch.

Hook: Mustad R30 # 14-16
Thread: Olive
Tail: Coq De Leon
Body: Black quill slip
Rib: Yellow floss
Thorax: Light hares ear dubbing
Wing case: CDC

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