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. [...]
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.
How to Choose the Right fly - Flat-Winged (Diptera) Part 3 deals with the area of flat winged flies. Often overlooked for rivers but are a main staple food item to fish in lakes. These include the midge (Chironomid) and similar types of insect. In the main, they are again an advanced type of insect in [...]
How to choose the right fly - Caddis Flies (Sedge) One species of fly that is often forgotten about in fly-fishing is the caddies fly. Most fly anglers only ever seem to fish it as the light is fading when some large red sedge are skittering across the river surface. These types of flies are [...]