Fulling Mill have developed a super realistic Jungle Cock feather substitute , printed on special durable synthetic sheets offering a perfect alternative to the real feather. There are four sizes of feather image per sheet, each image being outline cut for consistency and convenience. ... Full story
I came across a couple of interesting products at the Spring Fly Fair from a company I had not heard of before, Semperfli. This company has taken a fresh look at tying materials, with an emphasis on small imitative flies. These products are specifically designed for fly tying and not a bi-product of the textile industry. ... Full story
The Wingless Wickhams is a marvellous general pattern that deserves a place in any position on a 3 fly cast whilst fishing loch style in a drifting boat. That old adage “Bright day, Bright fly” seems to ring true with this pattern. When trout are feeding on Sedge Pupa or Buzzers just subsurface it can be very effective. It’s even worth a cast towards the end of the season when trout are on the pin fry. There are many variants, some of which use Fl. Foss for the tail instead of the cock hackle fibres, such as the “Red Assed Wickhams” ... Full story
- Impish Emergers
- Dry Flies Floating On Air
- Hanging by a thread
- A tip worth its weight!
- Make your flies irresistible
- How to secure fly tying thread to the hook shank
- How to use a whip finish tool
- Introduction to the basic tools of fly tying
- Fur and Skin preparation for Fly Tying
- Download fly tying patterns from Steve Thornton online!