How to tie a Red/Sherry Spinner

Recently I’ve been using a spinner fly pattern which has been tempting many of the larger specimens which inhabit our South Wales rivers. It also played a great part in the success of the Welsh Rivers team on the River Taff at the end of June: see the writeup here.  This fly pattern has got me out of a few sticky situations recently, with many … Continue reading How to tie a Red/Sherry Spinner

How to tie a Mayfly Nymph

It’s about time the Mayfly started to put in an appearance on the surrounding south Wales rivers – And there’s nothing worse than being caught out without any ammo! It’s completely obvious when the fish are feeding on the adult from the surface… large head and rail rises at the back ends of the pools mixed with a few splashy over excited fish with eyes bigger than … Continue reading How to tie a Mayfly Nymph

Quick Ties and Deadly Flies – Totaly Flyfisher Article

TFF April Issue – Out now! Just a heads up that I have a fly article in the April issue of Total Flyfisher – Showing some of my favourite river flies which take no more than four minutes to tie! If you manage to pick one up, please let me know what you think, it would be much appreciated 🙂 Continue reading Quick Ties and Deadly Flies – Totaly Flyfisher Article