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Winged Nymphs for Dynamic Nymphing Winged Nymphs for Dynamic Nymphing could be considered a new frontier in fishing nymphs and a new way to tie flies. Some fly tiers consider them ugly. In terms of a classic construction and after the traditional rules to tie a nymph, these flies are quite ugly. These flies don’t […]
Finn Raccoon is an awesome material for big pike flies. The long, soft hair moves really well in the water. It’s also very durable. If you don’t use too much of the leather it’s also not so difficult to cast, because the hair will not soak as much as water as rabbit fur for example […]
A versatile and easy to tie pattern, check out the BWO emerger.
These small and delicate nymphs were invented by Spanish fisherman competitors and are used for aprox 6 years
Every spring, the bristle worms (kind of a annelid) swarming in the Baltic Sea and the sea trouts are feeding like crazy on these worms and you really should have a worm pattern in your fly box, because you’ll never now, when the swarming will start. This worm pattern moves fantastic in the water and […]
“My Precious Nymph” is tied to imitate baetis nymphs, clinger nymphs, swimming and crawler nymphs, basically almost all delicate medium-small nymphs
“Nothing complicated but very efficient for fishing grayling and trout using “peche a vue ” – the french technique of fishing with micro nymphs. Tying this micro nymph is not complicated and is not time consuming. Every fisherman or beginner tier can make this fly in aprox 5min.” – Lucian Vacies Materials: Hook: Maruto D82 […]
This has become my go to fly for Lake Erie Steelhead. The waddington shank adds enough weight to get the fly down and it is “even weight” the keeps the fly nice and level.
Lucian shows how to tie a Gammarus Nymph with the “Pro Sportfisher shell” – a pre cut synthetic type of skin with a very realistic look.
Summertime is Terrestrial time. There is no mistake on how effective a ant can be when fished under an overhanging tree or bank. This pattern not only offers a good “SPLAT” on contact with water, it also offers a solid profile construction and durability to fish all day.
A great nymph pattern that not only looks great but is durable. Color and size can be easily adapted to meet local conditions and bugs.
A very versatile baitfish fly. Not only are the color combos endless, but size up or down for your application.
Ever wonder how fully dressed salmon fly goes from a bare iron to a masterpiece? Well here is an inside look from a Master, Shawn Mitchell.
I forget where I first learned it, but during a Trico hatch, all you need to do to catch the trout that are snubbing your trico pattern is tie on an ant. Over the last 10 years, I’ve found that ants are a trump card that no trout can refuse. This is especially true when […]
This is a great little, “do anything”, baitfish pattern. Color options are endless, limited only by the available colors of fox. This fly sinks very slowly, and can be worked just under the surface of the water, making it deadly for shallow water predators… Bass, Reds, Snook, baby tarpon… she will do it all.