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.
Chironomid Emerger Tied by Gareth Lewis Dressing Hook: curved hook of your choice size's 22 to 16 Silk: Black thread Body: as silk Thorax: Rabbit Mask or Hares ear pricked out. Wing: Micro Krystal flash Thorax: Rabbit Mask or Hares ear pricked out. Post: CDC plumes
Chironomid Pupa Tied by Gareth Lewis Dressing Hook: Daichi emerger or R200 size 22 Silk: 14/0 sheer coloured black Body: as silk Wing: Micro krystal flash Thorax: Peacock herl
Tied by Gareth Lewis Dressing: Hook:TMC 101 size 24 or smaller if you wish Silk: 17/0 Tails: Silver Dun micro fibbetts Body: Superfine dubbing Wing: Aero Dry wing To see Gareth tie this simple but very effective pattern just watch the video below.
Dave Collins - 2010 Most of you lucky folk who fish the Gwent Angling Society waters on the Usk will have fished a big Grannom (Brachycentrus subnubilis) hatch for much longer than I - I have only fished the Usk for the last ten years or so, and usually further up the river, where Grannom [...]