The weathers been dismal for the last few weeks and im sure the sales of tungsten beads and barbless hooks have risen tenfold. My tungsten bead selection has been decimated and some wonderful looking bugs have been produced. Below is a pattern I’ve been messing around with, this time with a couple of turns of flu pink CDC as a hackle. It’s a fly I … Continue reading Pink CDC Grayling Bug
Grub patterns are a favourite of mine when it comes to winter fishing. Personally, I tend find these out-fish my usual jig style patterns, especially in slower water and the grayling are less inclined to move far off-station for food. Grayling bugs such as these are ideal for fishing on a french leader, czech nymph setup or indeed beneath an indicator, set so the flies … Continue reading Pink and Hares Ear Grayling Bugs
For some reason, this year im enjoying the Grayling fishing more than ever. Being able to head out at any time, whether it’s just a few miles downstream on to the Taff or a 300+ mile trip to the Test or Anton, the Grayling always seems to get my blood pumping. This time of year I put a lot of effort into my Grayling box … Continue reading Grayling Time!
As the Autumn sets in, more and more anglers turn to Grayling to feed their fishing demon as most of the lake and trout rivers are drawing to a close. This fly has proved its worth time and time again in my fly box, have you ever tried one? Tie this in a red, pink or green tag to temp the ladies. Continue reading Pink Tag Grayling Fly
With plenty of snow still infesting, it seems, the ground, Sunday was probably the last day we’d get in the river until after the big thaw and the high, cold, salty waters retreat back to normal. Terry from the Taff Diaries blog, Lewy and I headed to the Taff for a couple of hours of grayling therapy. It was tough starting off with just a … Continue reading Et Viola! The Pink Braid Bugs Work!