Heavy Searching nymphs for the starting seasonHere is a fly that works excellent for wild trout when rivers are high and water is very cold from snow.:
It is very simple for everybody to tie this fly.
Is a searching nymph because imitate stoneflies and mayflies in the same time.
Jigs for early seasonIn March and April is very cold outside so you need a flies that goes very fast in the feeding area.
A great solution for me is to use nymph tied on jig hooks.
A newbie fisherman will ask why jigs? It is simple: because they don’t snag on the bottom very easy and because these flies ...
Another deadly nymphI love to tie using catgut because the colors, texture, the final aspect of the flies are unique.
Bellow you can find another fly with a special place in my fly boxes:
Hook: Demmon DGH BL #10-12
Thread: 8/0 Standard from Textreme
Body Thread: Cream Devaux body thread
Body: Catgut – in natural color
Torax: seal fur mixed with black rabbit ...
Demmon Barbless HooksDemmon Barbless Hooks are made in Japan and it seems to be a great success on the market.
I tested all the models and quality seems to be high: great wire, very sharp points and great shapes:
Demmon DGH 900 BL:
Eye – Down
Finish- Black Nickel
Point: long and barbless
This model is for buzzers, nymphs and Italian wet ...
The Italian Job- the olive cdc emergerI know this fantastic fly from an Italian friend. I use this fly for Winter grayling fishing. It is one of the best dry fly that I use in this period.
Hooks: Demmon G900 BL #16-18
Thread: Textreme Pure Silk in olive, light olive, medium olive colors
Wing: CDC Khaki Campbell
Hackle: Whiting Brahma Hackle – one turn
PT Variants for GraylingHere are 3 flies for grayling that I use to fish in Central and East Europe:
Orange Neck Pheasant Tail Variant – is popular all European Countries like ( France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Poland, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Romania )
Orange Torax Pheasant Tail Variant is popular in Central Eastern Countries ( Czech and ...
Quill BaetisThis fly is one of the best nymph for fishing grayling using french style of nymphing.
For fishing trout I recommend to apply a layer of UV Resin from Deer Creek. In this way the body will be indestructible.
Hooks: Maruto Dohitomi D82 BL size #16
Thread: 17/0 Uni Thread
Body: hand cleaned peacock quill -natural color
Tail: nutria guard hair ...
Olive nymph tied with catgutHere is the step by step:
Nutria – the material that I use for tails and legs:
a close up photo:
Hook: Maruto D82 BL #16
Thread: 17/0 Uni
Body: olive catgut size S
Tail:nutria guard hair ( natural dark speckled )
Torax: mad rabbit dubb olive mixed with yellow
Legs: nutria guard hair
Peacock Quill BaetisHere is a nymph with a special place in my fly box.
I use it in Autumn for grayling fishing
Hook: Maruto D82BL fly hook #16
Thread: 17/0 Uni
Body: hand stripped quill – natural color
Torax: mad rabbit dubbing natural color mixed with yellow
Legs: Whiting Brahma hen barbs
Tail: guard hair from Nutria -natural dark color