The London Fly Fishing Fair – and other important stuff

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Fri 22nd March 10:00 to 20:00 / Sat 23rd March 10:00 to 16:00 at the Business Design Centre, London.

This weekend the London Fly Fishing Fair brings together the best of what the fly fishing world has to offer, all in the heart of London. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, or somewhere in between, this is the ideal place to get involved in the sport.

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Mini Jigs and an Irish Classic

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Winter is hitting Denmark this week, so fly tying is really the most obvious pastime around here at the moment. Last week we had ice free waters and fishing was pretty good though. This blog is kind of a patchwork with something old, new, borrowed… and well… pink. Let’s get to it. Continue reading “Mini Jigs and an Irish Classic”

Bar Flies – and salmon hooks for River Skjern

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Mixing up a relaxed atmosphere with fly tying, beer and a bar – seems to me to be a winning concept. And that is exactly what the good people at Schultz Outfitters did nearly a decade ago. Continue reading “Bar Flies – and salmon hooks for River Skjern”

Christmas greetings – and a rat’s tale

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Another season is slowly transforming from memories and adding another layer of experience. It’s been a strange season on most of the northern hemisphere – with an extreme dry and warm summer. In Scandinavia we had wildfires and rivers running low and way to hot.

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Ahrex Hooks Blog – Your go-to resource

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2018 is running deep into the backing right now, and today the blog is looking into… well, the blog. This is number 132. We haven’t missed one single Friday since day one. We are there for you every week of the year – including summer holidays, Christmas and New Year. If we aren’t anything else… we are dependable ;0)

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Fly colour, light and visibility

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Today, let’s talk colour. As fly fishermen we are kind of obsessed with colours. We are not any different from guys swinging spoons, spinners and jigs in that regard. But tying your own flies doesn’t make things less complicated. Everybody is searching for that colour combo that is just irresistible to anything with fins. We use as much time talking colours as we do talking weather – and bad excuses for not catching the big one today.

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New tying inspiration – from friends around the globe

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Autumn is here on the Northern Hemisphere, with showers of rain, cold winds and the seasonal runs of migratory trout and salmon. A great time to be out there, enjoying your favourite pastime.

On the other side of the globe, spring is approaching – which isn’t bad either. Continue reading “New tying inspiration – from friends around the globe”

Bufords – and other cool fly designs for musky and pike

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With fall approaching and more moderate temperatures in sight, the hunt for large predators is on again. With those toothy critters in mind, let’s take a look at a fly design, that has seen a lot of following in musky- and pike fishing circles: The Buford.

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