The West Wales Rivers Trust Doethie and Upper Tywi Restoration Projects – a summary

The West Wales Rivers Trust Doethie and Upper Tywi Restoration Projects – a summary An article by Brian Jones. The following is a brief summary of remediation work carried out on the River Doethie tributary of the River Tywi in recent years. The Water Framework Directive criteria indicate that the upper River Tywi in North [...]

By |2018-01-10T14:25:39+01:00December 29th, 2017|General|2 Comments

Sea Trout Fishing in The Orkneys

Scenery, Solitude and Sewin - The perfect fishing trip. A few of us spent three weeks in the Orkney Islands (Scotland) and experienced fly fishing and spinning for Sea Trout in the crystal clear blue sea. From our time there we managed to pull together a video. See what you think! Video shown below  [...]

By |2018-10-08T08:46:45+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Fishing Skills|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:20:12+01:00June 3rd, 2013|Flies|0 Comments

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