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Monday, 18 June 2018

Tying the Editor



Step by step instructions for a slight variant of the highly effective editor. Tie this in a range of sizes and hook/tube configurations to suit your fishery.
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Materials List
Hook: Any single, double, treble, tube or wadington of your choice.
Thread: Black
Under-body: White thread, floss or yarn depending on the size
Body: pearl tinsel
Rib: Fluorescent yellow mono 15-25lb
Throat: Kingfisher blue cock
Wing: Black hair of your choice
Flash: Angel hair
Cheeks: Jungle cock

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Ray's fly

Step by step instructions for a highly effective bait fish imitation, the flatwing will work for a range  of species in coastal waters around the world.
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Materials used
Hook: Gamakatsu S10S-4H or similar short shanked saltwater
Thread: Monofilament
Tail support: Bucktail
Flatwing: saddle feather
Flash: Sybai sparkle hair or similar
Body: Bill's body braid
Throat/belly: Bucktail
Wing: Bucktail
Topping: peacock herl
Cheeks: Sybai artificial jungle cock

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Terrestrial giveaway

It's summer and the big bugs are here!  To celebrate the hordes of cicadas, hoppers, ants and beetles that will  be falling into a stream near you I'm tying a box of 24 terrestrials including that could be yours.
 Like hoppers?
 Want weird ants?
Crave cicadas?

If you want to be eligible to win these and more, boxed and shipped anywhere in the world, then head to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers and become a patron for as little as $1 a month to be entered into this and future draws.  

As soon as I hit 30 patrons, I'll randomly choose a patron and send them the box.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Bucktail Deceiver

Step by step instructions for Bob Popovics' bucktail deceiver. In this video I'm tying the most basic version which is a afantastic fly, a great starting point for anyone looking to get into tying Bob's bucktail based flies, and is the basis for a huge range of potential variations. To be eligible for future giveaways, head over to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers and sign up to support the channel. twitter/instagram @flickinfeathers Materials used Hook: Long shank Saltwater Thread: clear mono Body: Bucktail

Monday, 11 June 2018

Ray's Fly

Step by step instructions for the deadly classic salt water fly; Ray's fly. This pattern can represent a range of forage fish but I feel it lends itself best to smaller slimmer patterns. to support my channel and be eligible for future giveaways head to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers to become a patron twitter/instagram @flickinfeathers Materials used Hook: Standard salt water size 4 - 2/0 Thread: clear monofilament Body: Body braid pearl or silver Wing: bucktail and flash Over wing: peacock herl

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Flicking Feathers Vlog EP 4


Episode 4 of the vlog, looking back at my recent trip to the Maldives. to support the channel and be eligible for future giveaways head to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers and become a patron. twitter/instagram @flickinfeathers If you want to get a hold of Tuna on the Fly please use the amazon link here https://amzn.to/2Hs7JCm Here's a link to the Silver Scales Fly Tying channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/MrCas1969

Monday, 4 June 2018

bonefish intruder

Step by step instructions for an excellent skinny water, low light bonefish fly. head over to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers to support the channel and be eligible for future giveaways twitter/instagram @flickinfeathers Materials used Hook: 34007 or equivalent 8-4 Thread: Black Danville's flat waxed nylon Body: Green crystal flash Wing: green crystal flash, white fox or fishhair, pearl flashabou