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Fly Tying Tutorial's
Hare’s Ear Snatcher Allan Liddle
Spey Cascade - March Tutorial - Allan Liddle
February Tutorial Fiddich Fancy - by Allan Liddle
January Age Old Classic The Zulu
November Tutorial Cow Dung Hopper by Allan Liddle
December River Cow Dung And Ivor’s Olive by Allan Liddle
October Fly Tying Tutorial - Turks Tarantula by Allan Liddle
August Tutorial Black & Pearly Snatcher by Allan Liddle
September Fly Tying Tutorial 'The Purple Hog' by Allan Liddle
July Tutorial Pheasant Tail Nymph by Allan Liddle
June Tutorial - Personalised Peter Ross by Allan Liddle
May Fly Tying Tutorial: Golden Ordie by Allan Liddle
April Tutorial - Green Tail Kate McLaren Muddler
March Tutorial - Claret Bumble
February's Tutorial - The Blue Zulu by Allan Liddle
January Tutorial - 'Squirmin' Along the Bottom by Allan Liddle
December 2015 The Fake Quill Spider by Allan Liddle
November 2015 Fly Tying Tutorial - Bibio Emerger by Allan Liddle
October 2015 - CDC Blue Wing Olive by Allan Liddle
August 2015 Fly Tying Tutorial: Lough Leane Hopper by Allan Liddle
April 2015 - Tutorial Heather Beetle by Allan Liddle
July 2015 Red Butt Green Peter Muddler by Allan Liddle
June 2015 Fly Tying Tutorial: Silver Muddler by Allan Liddle
May 2015 Fly Tying Tutorial: The Deadly 'Dirty Duster' by Allan Liddle
March 2015 Tutorial Deer Hair Emerger by Allan Liddle
February 2015 Fly Tying Tutorial: March Brown Jingler by Allan Liddle
January 2015 - Tutorial Loch Ordie by Allan Liddle
December 2014 Mayfly Emerger by Allan Liddle
November 2014 - Wee Black Nymph by Allan Liddle
October 2014 Olive Hedgehog by Allan Liddle
September 2014 Detached Daddy by Allan Liddle
July 2014 Tutorial Heatherfly Hopper by Allan Liddle
Snowshoe (Shipmans) Buzzer
An Army of Soldier Beetles
Hints & Tips
You can leave your hat on...
Thoughts about Dabblers
Slimline Tying for Predator
Outwit the Fish!
Gnats on a String
8 Top Tying Tips
Fly of the Month
December Fly of the Month - The Clouser Minnow
A few of my favourite fly fishing books by Stevie Munn
NEW book by Paul Gustfson ' How to catch big Pike'
Texas Fly Fishing Expo 2016 - Sept 9-10th
Fix Partridge SLD or other Dry Fly hook (E1A, L5A, L3A) into the vice.
Add red wool for the tail (tag).
Fix thread and tie in wool and snip off... keep the tail really short.
Tie in two strands of Peacock hearl.
Twist thread and peacock hearl to one 'rope'. This reinforces the brittle peacock hearl.
Wind it all together, not the hook in one go, and cover 2/3 of the hook shank.
Fix and snap/tear off excess hearl.
Tie in hackle so that the feather underside faces the hook.
Tie in hackle feather stem.
Cover bend back hackle with thread and get hold of the hackle stem.
Tear off hackle stem.
Web thread into the hackle.
Get hold of hackle and thread and wind both on together. You can really pull hard as the thread reinforces the hackle.
Separate hackle from thread.
Whip finish and snip off excess hackle.
done... one of the most effective fish foolers on the planet!
March Brown Glingler
Rolled Muddler Variant
Original McPhail MayFly
Spey Style Salmon Fly
Megan Boyd Shrimp
Czech Style Nymph
Polish Pheasant Tail Nymph
Davie's Black Cricket
Llama Dragonfly Nymph
Olive CDC Dun (DryFly)
Gray Ghost Streamer Fly
Sawyer Pheasant Tail Nymph