The Gingler (or Jingler) This season I have had a great deal of success with this version of the Gingler or Jingler and so have others. The version here has been tied with the partridge hackle flowing back. Since making the video I have learnt that the original version was tied with the hackle facing [...]
Split Winged Dry Fly This article and video will explain to you how to tie this pattern with a single feather for the wing. Materials Hook: Partridge Dry fly barbless size 18 but to suit your needs Silk: 14/0 Sheer coloured primrose Tails: Micro fibbetts (Clear) Wing: Teal fibres from a single feather. Body: As [...]
Traditional Tenkara Fly A tenkara pattern tied on a traditional blind eyed hook. Materials Hook: Traditional blind eyed tenkara hook size 12 Silk: Uni thread 8/0 coloured olive Hackle: Furnace hen cape Thorax: Hare's ear dubbing
Olive Tenkara Fly An article explaining how to tie Tenkara flies on eyed hooks Materials Hook: Tiemco BL 209 size 12 Silk: Uni thread 8/0 coloured olive Hackle: Furnace hen cape Thorax: Hare's ear dubbing
Green Bodied Willie Gun Materials Hook: Single or double of size to suit conditions Silk: Red or flou red Tag: Gold oval Rib: Gold Oval Body: Green holographic tinsel Hackle: Tied in as a collar or beard Red cock or schlappen Wing: Mixed fibres from buck tail dyed Yellow, black, orange and red. Cheeks: Jungle [...]
Silver Wilkinson (Hair Wing) This is a video description of a salmon fly pattern. Tying Materials: Hook: double or single of your choice. (In the video I have used a Ken Sawada double size 10) Silk: Flou Red 8/0 Wisp Tag: Silver oval and red silk (as tying silk). Tail: GP Pheasant Crest or fibres [...]
Pink Czech Nymph Here's the video showing you how to tie a Pink Czech Nymph. Perfect for Grayling or Trout. Hook: Barbless Czech nymph hook size 10 to 6 Silk:Flour red 8/0 Rib 1: Invisible thread or 2lbs mono Rib 2: Fine gold oval Shell back: Tyers mate broad pearl Body: in 4 parts Lakeland [...]
Red Maggot Here is a video of how to tie the Red Maggot, perfect for Grayling and Trout. Hook size 10 Czech nymph hook Silk: 8/0 flo red Underbody: Lead wire Over body: Cream coloured latex strip or rubber band Head: as tying silk Varnished with Deer Creek UV Hard resin and blue light.
Simple Nymph Pattern Here is a video for a simple nymph pattern for the Grayling. It will also work nicely for trout. Hook size: 14 barbless Partridge Head: Tungsten bead 2mm Silk: as body material Body: Nymphit olive Thorax: Nymphit red Varnished with Deer Creek UV Hard resin and blue light.