50 photo step by step instructions on how to tie Trahernes Nepenthian I wrote an article on Chasing Silver Magazine about J.P. Traherne and his salmon flies and in addition

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Michael Rogan’s The Fiery Brown Another small salmon fly tyed in hand, this time from the book Fishing by Cholmondeley-Pennell that’s part of the Badminton Library -collection. I added a

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The Switcher I tied this fly in hand about a month ago but hadn’t got a chance to photograph it earlier. I think it’s a fine looking salmon fly pattern

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Kate One of the easier featherwing flies perfect for practice when you’re starting out and just as good when you’ve gained more experience in these classic salmon flies. I put

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Namsen variant Tied pretty much after a vintage one in Terry Griffiths’ great new book “The Essential Kelson” which features Kelson’s patterns from his books and Land and Water cards.

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Green HighlanderThis is Kelson’s version of the standard classic which he attributes to Grant. It’s a bit simpler pattern than most as it doesn’t have sides or cheeks but it

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The Grey Eagle Another one from the fishing box of classics. This is probably my favorite variation of a Grey Eagle as it’s dead simple, has nice colors and is

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The Butcher Another staple classic that has appeared in one form or another in most of the books that are considered classic today. The shot is from a fly that

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Classic Finnish Salmon Flies From left to right Malli 64, Iso Sorsa and Teno 10. These are some of favorite patterns from the old Finnish masters. Finnish salmon flies were

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The Stunner Frederic Tolfrey’s Jones’s Guide to Norway from 1848 is perhaps the most sought after book for salmon fly tyers collecting 1st editions of the classics. Not least because

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