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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No. 4 for salmon from The Driffield Angler This was a practice fly I did on how to make a reversed wing on an salmon fly in hand. Not a

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Sandeman’s No. 3 Fraser Sandeman is one of the old legends who is not so well known today. His two books “By Hook and By Crook” and “Angling travels in

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Greenwell Another classic salmon fly that is found in many variations in the old books. This one is tied according to the pattern in T.E. Pryce-Tannatt’s How to dress Salmon

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The Yellow Anthony Here’s a neat little pattern from Francis Francis’s A Book on Angling where it’s recommended for the river Lee in Cork, Ireland. Unfortunately the river today isn’t

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Lady Caroline Spey Fly Here’s a video of me tying a Lady Caroline which is a classic Spey fly although it differs from most Spey flies by having a tail.

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Mar Lodge Very popular classic salmon fly that can be found in many fly boxes even today. One of the nicest things about this fly is that it uses only

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WIP photo of a Pryce-Tannatt Mar Lodge

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Jock Scott Step by Step Probably the best known and most popular Salmon Fly of its time. Famous anglers such as Major J.P. Traherne have said that if they could

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Planning your flies I’m not much of an artist when it comes to drawing or painting but I like to sketch flies to get a better feel for proportions. Especially

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