Foam feeding frenzy – dry flies for large sea-run brown trout

Sea trout (or around here often spelled seatrout) on the dry fly? Well I guess it started by accident. In my case I started catching sea trout, when fishing for brown trout during mayfly season (Ephemera danica) – which happens to collide with the first run of sea trout in my local streams.

New cool attractor dry flies from Ruben Martin

This week we have chosen to put the spotlight on our Argentine friend, Ruben Martin. We have showcased some of his flies before, but Ruben just keeps cranking out good stuff, so revisiting his YouTube channel is always worth doing. First though, here’s a short presentation of the man.

Parachute flies

Dry flies have one thing in common – they all float. Some float because they are tied of buoyant materials (foam hoppers for instance), some depend on chemical help in the form of a silicone floatant and some are designed to partially float (emergers and of course the legendary Klinkhamer Special). And finally, some are … Continue reading “Parachute flies”

FW 525 – Superdry Barbless

FW525 – Superdry Barbless A perfect hook for emergers and parachute flies like the Klinkhammer. Available in size 8 – 18 Black Nickel Finish Chemically sharpened – barbless 24 Hooks per package For product sheet click here…

FW524 – Superdry

FW524 – Superdry A perfect hook for emergers and parachute flies like the Klinkhammer. Available in size 8 – 18 Black Nickel Finish Chemically sharpened with small barb 24 Hooks per package For product sheet click here…

FW503 – Dry Fly Light Barbless

FW503 – Dry Fly Light Barbless A lighter version than our Dry Fly Traditional – perfect for light and delicate dry flies. Available in size 10 – 20 Black Nickel Finish Chemically sharpened – barbless 24 Hooks per package For product sheet click here…

FW502 – Dry Fly Light

FW502 – Dry Fly Light A lighter version than our Dry Fly Traditional – perfect for light and delicate dry flies. Available in size 10 – 20 Black Nickel Finish Chemically sharpened with small barb 24 Hooks per package For product sheet click here…

Deer hair dries – great searching flies

The coarse texture and subdued colours of deer hair, makes this material great for imitations of a variety of terrestrial as well as stream born insects. And the air trapped inside the hollow hair makes for great floatation – and adds a great bonus to most kinds of dry flies.

Dry or die – on knowledge and passion

Fishing a dry fly to a steadily rising trout can be a very fulfilling experience. It can be totally uncomplicated as well – if the fish isn’t to discriminating when choosing the bugs. But some days are more challenging than others – and to have a success on a regular basis you need to know … Continue reading “Dry or die – on knowledge and passion”

Surface popping – the brutal kind of dry fly fishing

Pop… pop…slam! Even though the strike is anticipated – your heart stops for a second, when the surface explodes in a chaos of teeth, jaws… and water splashing everywhere. Fishing poppers, sliders, divers and other surface flies is one of the most adrenaline pumping activity you can experience with a fly rod in your hand. … Continue reading “Surface popping – the brutal kind of dry fly fishing”