Winged NymphsThis type of nymphs are new developed based on 2 years of fishing in rivers with high educated fish. I use this fly especially for trout in deep, medium or low running pools where big fish are located.
The nymph bellow is one of my favorite for trout:
One for grayling:
Micro Nymphs tied using perdigones stylePerdigones are nymphs tied by Spanish fishermen and are used in rivers with very high fishing pressure where fish are educated. It is easy to catch fish in the first part of the season when water level is a little bit high because the fish will not see you very well and needs energy after ... Read more
Ants for fishing trout and GraylingThese are ants that I start tying from a while. I prefer on grub hooks instead of classic hook because I believe that an anatomical aspect will help in presentation and will look more natural.
I prefer to tie them on Demmon DGS 900 – a light barbless hook that I like for my delicate flies ... Read more
Hot Time EmergerOk, I returned back after a while (problems with hackers who put down 3 times my blog).
Here is a simple emerger tied with CDC only. I use only CDC for body and I use only CDC for wing. What I like at this fly is the air bobbles attached on the body and how the CDC ... Read more
Hends Quill NymphsAgain a nymph that is easy to tie: a Hends Quill Nymph.
What I like at this nymphs is the shades of the body color and the translucency. Another god aspect: is very resistant fly and it sinks very well. So for those who want to fish using dry rods with long leaders (aprox 4-5m) and ... Read more
Ants for fishing trout and graylingThe ants season starting. You can see them everywhere, on the rivers bank, in the trees , very happy and full of energy. When small rains start, these ants are flushed away into the rivers. In that moment all fish eat with frenzy all terrestrial bugs.
So in these situation my advice is to have a ... Read more
2 nymphs that work excellent at trout at the beginning of the seasonBeing here in Italy I started to go fishing in a few beautiful rivers from Lombardia (Adda, Olio, Serio and Mastallone)
The most efficient flies are bellow:
A variant of GRHE:
Another variant of GRHE emerger:
First fly looks very nice when is wet. The orange hot spot and the UV ribbing material looks very interesting and the CDC ... Read more
Fly tying – a better nymph for smart fishFor those who like to fish with nymphs here is one nymph that I use on rivers with high pressure of fishing. I like to use and test new materials because in time the fish will know all flies used by fishermen (of course if C&R is used) and will be difficult to ... Read more
Tying a simple emerger with CDCNothing complicated, only a bunch of CDC and dubbing. Any beginner can make this fly and seems that the trout love this fly especially on lakes.
The common mistakes made by others is: cutting the CDC, the wing is not long enough, not enough CDC feathers.
These flies are tied on size ... Read more
Super Floating SedgeThe Super Floating Sedge is a fly that I love to use in big rivers or big lakes for large trout and grayling. This fly is easy and funny tot tie and I recommend it for any beginner fly tyier in using CDC for making bodies or wing for his flies.
Hooks: Demmon DSD 100BL for very ... Read more