Alexandra Simple pattern that’s better known as a trout fly and was quite controversial fly early on in the trout streams of England. This version however is aimed more for

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Silver DoctorThis is Kelson’s pattern for the classic salmon fly by James Wright. The photo was featured in the Chasing Silver magazine earlier this year as a full spread. Silver

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Pro Golden Stonefly Nymph This spring I got some samples of Pro Sprotfishers trout fly tying materials and did some testing with them while planning the trip to US in

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Superpupa Developed by the Swedish fly tyer Lennart Bergqvist in the late 1970’s Superpuppan has become a worldwide phenomenon and one of the best known flies in Scandinavia. This fly

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Balmoral Named after the famous castle of the royal family in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this is a typical Dee fly pattern. I probably used a bit too bright colors on the

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The Childers I know this pattern has been here before but this is quite a different take of the pattern. I tied it this time as a “built-wing” which incorporates

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Black Gordon SpeyI found this pattern from Bob Veverka’s book Spey Flies: How to Tie Them. There’s a plate of Steelhead Speys by Oregon tier Brad Burden and it’s one

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Black RangerI tied this as a quick fishing fly with no material prep like forming crests. They will eventually take their place in the water so the prep is just

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Orange Heron One of the most famous Syd Glasso patterns that he used especially for winter Steelhead in the Pacific Northwest. I use featherwinged streamers quite a lot for Trout

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The Classic Salmon and Sea Trout Fly Compendium – Grewcock & CarneThis massive book that features basically all published and some unpublished classic salmon flies compiled by Barry Grewcock with

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