3 Candies for trout and graylingThese flies are among my favorite flies for nymph fishing. I use them almost all the time, in deep waters, fast waters and in muddy waters. These all around patterns are versatile and can be used for the entire fly fishing season.
Beside the colors of the bodies, texture of the materials and hot spots, the ...
MayFly tyed with CDCThe fly is identical with this one tied with standard hackle:
The difference between these two flies is that I use the fly tied with CDC on very clear and shallow waters.
The step by step is the same for both flies. The difference is in the hackle: for one I use chocolate dun hackle and for ...
Somewhere in RomaniaThese pictures were taken from on one of the rivers that I love very much.
The place is very quiet and almost all the time there aren’t any fishermen on it.
The silence and majesty of the mountains makes you feel deeply connected with the river and all the elements of nature. When I’m there I forget ...
Hooks: Maruto Dohitomi D9626 #12-16
Thread: Pure Silk – yellow
Body: Black Rabbit Dubbing
Hackle: black hen feather
It is a great fly for grayling and trout.
Mayfly for trout – easy to tie and very effectiveThis fly is one of my favorite Mayfly for fishing in cold and fast flowing rivers.
This Mayfly is working great in May and June on Sava river from Slovenia.
I like to make the body with CDC because the transparency effect of this material is unique.
Here is the step by step:
Materials that I used:
Hook: Maruto Dohitomi ...
Working with Super Long HairSuper Long Hair is a new material from Textreme Italy. At a first glance you are impressed by colors, hues, brightness and transparency. When having it in your hand you immediately notice that the fibers are flexible and delicate as well as strong.
At the beginning I was skeptical about the density of the fibers. They ...
Vosseler Xpert fly tying Tool Clip – how to use itOne material that I like very much to work with is the CDC. On the market you’ll find a lot of tools that help you work with Cul de Canard feathers. I worked with a lot of models and types: PetitJean clips, paper clips,foam blocks etc. but the best seems to be the Vosseler Xpert ...
Catgut – a great material for tying fliesCatgut, a natural absorbable suture is obtained by longitudinally slitting the intestinal submucosa of sheep and goat, twisting the ribbons and joining them in wet condition giving monofilament finish. Catgut have 2 colors: natural or plain (ivory -cream color) and Chromic (dark brown color).For a long period, catgut was the most common material for the strings of harps, violins, ...
Increase the visibility for small fliesA simple and very efficient method to increase the visibility for small CDC dry flies tied on #16-22 : adding a small bunch of white CDC barbs in front of the wing.
In certain cases I use yellow or pink instead of white, especially at sunset when the light and the shadows become metallic.
Here is the ...