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Thursday, 17 October 2019

Partridge and Orange

Step by step instructions for a deadly classic wet fly. The partridge and orange should be in every trout angler's box.  To support the channel and be eligible for giveaways head to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers and become a patron or support through paypal.me/flickingfeathers
Materials list
Hook: Fulling Mill all purpose medium 12-18
Thread: Orange silk (waxed)
Hackle: Brown speckled partridge

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Waterhen bloa

Step by step instructions for a true classic, the waterhen bloa is a simple but incredibly effective North country spider that will work for most of the season. To support the channel and be eligible for giveaways head to https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers and become a patron or support through paypal.me/flickingfeathers
Materials list
Hook: Fulling Mill all purpose medium 14-18
Thread: Yellow silk, waxed
Body: Dubbed mole fur
Hackle: Waterhen under covert

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Yellow Hopper

Step by step instructions for Vic Louiselle's yellow hopper, an excellent addition to your terrestrials box for trout, bass, panfish and more.
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Materials list
Hook:TMC 5263 size 8-4
Thread: yellow
Body: yellow and grey 2mm foam
Wing: bleached deer
Legs: medium round rubber, yellow
Sighter: yellow 2mm foam

Friday, 11 October 2019

Coch y Bonddu

Step by step instructions for a Coch y Bonddu spider, this classic wet fly is absolutely killer in summer when beetles are available.
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Materials list
Hook:Fulling mill all purpose medium 12-16
Thread: Black 8/0
Tag: Flat gold tinsel
Body: Peacock herl
Hackle: furnace hen (Coch y Bonddu if you can find one)
Wax

Monday, 7 October 2019

Woodcock and Hare's Ear Spider

Step by step instructions for a simple but very effective spider that works well all season.
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Materials list
Hook:Fulling mill all purpose medium 12-18
Thread: primrose silk or uni 8/0
Hackle: feather taken from the leading edge of a woodcock's choulder
Body: hare's ear fur

Saturday, 5 October 2019

Griffith's Gnat

Step by step instructions for an absolutely deadly little fly that should be in every trout angler's box for rivers or stillwater.
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Materials list
Hook: short shank size 14-22 (eg dohiku 303, fulling mill short shank)
Thread: Uni 8/0, black
Body: peacock herl
Hackle: Grizzle cock