The Alexandra

  Alexandra Hooks: Down eyed wetfly sizes 6,8,10.12 Tail: Red Ibis substitute or scarlet cock hackle fibres Body: Flat silver Tinsel Rib: Fine round Silver tinsel or wire Hackle: Black hen hackle. Wing: Fibres from a peacock sword feather and shoulders of red ibis Head: Black tying silk and clear varnish Notes One of the [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:19:20+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Flies|0 Comments

Stoats Tail

  Stoats Tail Hooks: Down eyed wetfly sizes 6,8,10.12 Tail: Golden Pheasant Crest Body: Black Floss Rib: Fine round Silver tinsel or wire Hackle: Black hen hackle. Wing: Stoats Tail or similar (Black Squirrel) Head: Black tying silk and clear varnish Notes One of the most essential patterns an angler can have in his fly [...]

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Teal Blue and Silver

  Teal Blue and Silver Hooks: Down eyed wetfly sizes 6,8,10.12 Tail: Golden Pheasant Tippet Body: Flat Silver tinsel Rib: Fine round Silver tinsel or wire Hackle: Teal Blue hen hackle. Wing: Well marked Teal Head: Black tying silk and clear varnish Notes The quintessential seatrout pattern! The original pattern called for married goose slips [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:23:03+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Flies|0 Comments

Teal and Black

  Teal and Black Hooks: Down eyed wetfly sizes 6,8,10.12 Tail: Golden Pheasant Tippet Body: Black Floss Rib: Fine round Silver tinsel or wire Hackle: Black hen hackle. Wing: Well marked Teal Head: Black tying silk and clear varnish Notes Although primarily a trout fly, the Teal and Black works favourably for Seatrout in the [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:24:17+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Flies|0 Comments

Colours For Sea Trout Flies

An Article by Alun Rees The Blue Crystal Have you ever wondered why blue is such a successful colour when used in Sewin flies? I'm sure you haven't thought about it that much. After all, what trout flies contain blue materials in their makeup? There's the Blue Zulu, the Teal Blue and Silver and...............???   [...]

By |2018-10-06T09:50:35+01:00May 16th, 2013|General|0 Comments