This coming Friday 27, Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 I will be tying flies and signing my new book at the Glasgow Angling Centre open weekend. Everyone that buys a copy of the book this weekend will go into a free draw to win a set of flies tied by me. Or just call in for a chat and say hello, I look forward to seeing you all there.
Heres a review by Magnus Angus from the October issue of Fly Fishing & Fly Tying magazine.
19 September 2019
If you haven’t seen the new book, heres a short video explaining the concept behind it and the whole idea of it making fly tying tutorials and mastering techniques easier than ever before.
This, as the name suggests, is a quick quill dun that is easy to tie and a very effective pattern for river fishing. Just change the colour and hook size to match your hatch.
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After receiving many requests to do some salmon fly videos, I have decided to do a collection of some of the most famous and fishable patterns. Starting with one of the classic North American hair wings and definitely the most famous from the Rat series.
Rusty Rat double
Hook: Mustad DL71UBLN # 6
Tag: Oval gold tinsel
Tail: Peacock sword fibres
Body: Yellow floss & Peacock herl
Veil: Yellow floss
Rib: Oval gold tinsel
Wing: Siberian squirrel tail
Collar: Grizzle cock hackle
A quick and easy little semi realistic hatching / cripple midge that fishes well. It also has a few nice techniques that can be employed in other patterns.
A good looking pattern that has a nice technique for a dubbed segmented body and double Wally caddis wing.