Today's Fly Friday is our 30th edition to the Partridge blog and is from our newest PRO-Team member, Maxime Allaire Beaudoin.

Maxime has tied this fly on the Partridge CS42 Bomber and he says it is perfect for trout!

The fly also has a shiny head finished with Diamond fine UV.

 

 

Maxime's first experience fishing was with his father when he was just 1 years old. Maxime has had a passion for the sport ever since and decided to start tying his own flies when he was 20 years old. Maxime lives in Quebec, Canada.

Maxime Allaire Beaudoin

My name is Maxime Allaire Beaudoin also known as MaxMab FlyTying. My first experience with fishing was back in 1991 when I was just 1 years old. My dad loves fishing so he took me with him even when I was very young - probably too young to fish but it started there. Years after years I started fishing with my dad more often and the passion start to grow.

At 20 years old I was reading about fishing and I started looking at Fly Fishing but it was almost winter and not really the time to start fly fishing here in Québec, what with all the snow and the 8 inch ice on the river!!!! So why not try and learn Fly Tying .... I didn't even know if I would like it but who cares, I knew inside me I would fall in love once more with my passion.

So, I started by buying a vise, some gear and some feathers and I tried to learn by myself on the internet with Step By Steps. At first I though 'what have I bought? .... I can barely tie anything decent' but I didn't stop, fly after fly asking for help on fishing forums, Youtube video etc and I started to get better and better, always trying to push my skills to reach perfection - my idea of perfection.

The winter was finaly done and it was time to try all the flys I had made, and once again the deception 'wow it was hard to cast ... In my fly fishing video it looked so easy - why its not???' Again I learned by myselft asking for help on the internet and forums, and day after day I was practicing my cast on the river without catching anything! The fish probably saw my cast and didn’t want to bite that haha!! But one day I caught my first fish and it was a small bass not even 1 pound but wow that feeling of catching a fish with your own fly was amazing.

Now here we are 4 years later living my passion everyday, trying to tie atleast one fly per day and waiting every winter to end so I can start fly fishing again.

Im so proud to join the Family of Partridge of Redditch, it will help to grow my passion to another level.
 

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