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brainwashem' young- Julian's Wouf-Wouf salmon fly

today’s super-duper tying treat come to us from young¬†Julian Furlaga and be sure to remember that name because i’m very certain we’ll be seeing a lot more from him in the future. 119 more words

Fly Fishing

Feeling Blue

What is it about “blue” and Salmon and Sea Trout flies? Apart from the fact that its simply my favourite colour, some say its the last colour visible on the spectrum as the light fades, others believe the colour has association with oceanic baitfish that these fish feed on whilst at sea? 528 more words

Fly Fishing

G is for Green Highlander

This is the Green Highlander, another classic salmon flying with this particular image showing a double hook. The original example was created by a Mr Grant of Wester, Elchies in the later part of the nineteenth century. 10 more words

A - Z Challenge 2015

A is for Ally's Shrimp

This is the Ally’s Shrimp fly, a popular salmon fly, and named after it’s creator Alistair (Ally) Gowan. ¬†This particular example has a double hook! 9 more words

A - Z Challenge 2015

"If I only had one fly" - John Richardson

If you only had one fly, what would you choose?

That’s the question I’ve asked of several of my favorite tiers around the Globe. The take up has been very encouraging, so much so I’m going to try and feature a different tier every now and again as long as I keep this blog going. 456 more words

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The Cold Iron Man

To sea boat crews, to mention the word “Salmon” is thought to bring bad luck to the boat and its crew. So the term “Cold Iron Man” or “Cold Iron” was coined to to avert disaster when talking about salmon whilst afloat. 134 more words

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