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Make it Wobble! Floating Fry

It was around 5 years ago I first come across a product called Sili Skin, an adhesive backed silicone sheet with a pearlescent finish. After wondering what to tie with it for weeks, I finally cut a shape from the sheet into the shape a of a fry, it’s tail and a flat head… Wound it around the hook and thought it looked fairly impressive. 224 more words

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How to fish Buzzers

My most recent article on buzzer fishing can be found in this months Total Fly Fisher Magazine, explaining the most effective angles to fish, what flies to fish and sizes to achieve the best from where you’re fishing – including a diagram of my leader setup! 67 more words

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Davy Wotton Winged Wet Hare's Ear/March Brown

A winged wet Hare’s Ear as traditional and elegant a fish catcher as you will find.

Winged wet flies date back the early 19th Century UK, a time when the vice was considered a subversive influence, bamboo hadn’t really taken over from wood, and a light trout rod might be 12’ long. 208 more words


Currentseams Q& A: Tying the bead head soft-hackled Pheasant Tail

Q: Can you give me the recipe for your BHSHPT nymph?

A: You betcha. As a point of procedure, it is not “mine.” People have been tying this fly for generations. 169 more words

Steve Culton

Davie's Black Cricket

Davie McPhail’s been recently upgrading a lot of his youtube tying videos to HD and as we say here in the south of France:
‘zat’s f’n great’ 206 more words

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Fly tying - Steelhead flies

It’s almost that time of year again… The winter Steelhead run is coming! This year I am going to try and make it up to Michigan to chase some of these great fish. 41 more words