Over the last week Facebook has told me that anglers around the UK have started to see the very first of the Mayfly! This is an exciting time of year, when the mayfly start to hatch trout seem to change their finicky ways and attack the mayfly with anger and excitement, splashing at the surface either taking them or drowning the fly to make it an easy … Continue reading It’s Mayfly Time!
Below are two of the most successful patterns throughout the winter on both river and lake. The HE or Hares Ear nymph needs no introduction, a great pattern for both river and lake with a little added attraction. The yellow dancer is one of my favourite small water flies and can be tied in many different variations, let me know what you think of the … Continue reading Two fly tying videos