W/C 16th February – Five Free Fly Friday

After many, many weeks of looking at my tying gear but doing nothing, I’ve finally gotten round to making some files. I think it was to option of either watching ‘Splash’ on ITV or sitting at the vice – and as far as choices go that’s not a difficult one! Along with stocking up my own fly box, I’ve knocked … Continued

W/C 17th June – Five Free Fly Friday

The five free flies for this friday are Griffiths Gnats Hook: Size 20 Partridge TDH (de-barbed) Tail & Hackle: Metz grizzle cock Body: Peacock Hearl Thread: Brown Cobweb This fly is a must have for when the trout ignore everything other than those damn midges! I’ve heard that the Griffiths Gnat can represent a single fly, or Midges in a mating ball. I’ve found trimming … Continued

W/C 10th June – Five Free Fly Friday

The five free flies for this friday are Grizzle Hackle, black body with red thorax, orange post parachute flies. I’ve noticed my flies are tending to have rather long (but very descriptive) names. So, to make things easier, I’m going to give them somewhat shorter names. This one will be christened “Dave”. Hook: Size 16 Kamasan B405 (de-barbed) Tail & … Continued

W/C 3rd June – Five Free Fly Friday

6th June UPDATE: We have a winner! the Winner of the 2nd #fivefreeflyfriday is @Mnmflytying. I’ll send the flies out over the weekend  Michael   Keep an eye out on the blog for the next Five Free Fly Friday give away! Little bit late posting this, due to being away with the family yesterday (not good, late on the second ever FFFF … Continued

W/C 23rd May – Five Free Fly Friday

UPDATE: We have a winner! the Winner of the 1st #fivefreeflyfriday is @DrWestgarth. I’ll send the flies out over the weekend as son as I get your address Stephen 🙂 Unfortunately, due to the pretty horrid weather, the sea fishing trip was cancelled. The captain phoned last night to say the three other guys who were going out with us … Continued