I am having a spike right now on the site with visitors from Finland, and I would just like to say, I look forward to seeing you all at the Finish fly fair in April. Please visit me and say hi. Continue reading Finish Fly Fair April 2014
For all my German friends. In 2014, I will have deliverd fly tying step by step articles for the the top German Magazine ‘Rute und Rolle’ every month for the past twenty years! In december this year they will publish a whole special fly tying issue, with over 40 of my step by step patterns and a free pack of five of my favorit Mustad hooks. Danke Rute und Rolle! Continue reading Rute und Rolle
A truly great weekend at the SIM Fly Festival in Castel di Sangro in Italy. I was honored, to become the ‘Norwegian Consul’ for the Scuola Italiana Di Pesca Mosca (The Italian Fly Fishing School) I would like to thank all my Fly tying friends, both old and new, for their inspiration, innovation and making this an unforgettable world class fly tying event! Continue reading SIM Fly Festival 2013
Here are some UV Caddis tied for fishing at the weekend in the mountain lakes in Norway. Although they look tasty with natural light, You can really see how they pop with the UV light. I cant wait to test them! Continue reading UV Caddis Pupa. The difference is clear!
I have My good friend Marc Petitjean visiting today so we will be tying and fishing over the weekend. I will post the full story and some nice step by step tutorials from Marc next week. Have a good one. Continue reading Fishing with Marc Petitjean
My first photograph for a wine label, fly tying inspired of course… Continue reading Wine for fly tyers. Barbera D’Alba 2012
I will be posting the full step by step later. The feather Bender… Continue reading Tying with Gammarus foils!
I just had a few minutes to play around with the shrimp foils. This time I reversed the foil and tied it in back to front for a Gammarus shell. I’ll post the full step by step for this pattern later. Continue reading Another tie with the new shrimp foils
My first attempt with some of the great Virtual Nymph products I received at the weekend and Bug Bond. Not 100% happy with the results, but when I have played a little more, I will be making the full step by step for this Stone fly nymph. Hook: Mustad Slow death 33862NP-BR http://www.mustad.no/productcatalog/na/product.php?id=2196 Thread: Dyneema Tail: Porcupine guard hairs Underbody: Natural seal fur Dubbing Body: Natural nymph skin Wing cases Virtual nymph stone clinger wing-buds and heads coated with Bug Bond Legs: Turkey biots coated with Bug Bond Antenna: Porcupine guard hairs Check out the products on: http://www.virtual-nymph.com/ and http://www.bug-bond.moonfruit.com/ http://www.veniard.com/section188/ Continue reading Virtual Nymph
I just received some fantastic Porcupine Guard Hairs from Virtual Nymph http://www.virtual-nymph.com/ I have played around a little already with them and this is some of the best ribbing material I have come across. I will be posting some patterns using these and some other innovative VN products later this week. Check out their website, loads of great materials: http://www.virtual-nymph.com/ Continue reading Porcupine guard hairs