Tying and swinging soft hackle flies


There’s just something pure, clean and honest about simple soft hackles wet flies and spiders. Take a look at the classic British North Country Spiders, the loch style wet flies – or the flymphs from Liesenring or Hidy.

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Håkan Karsnäser – fast draw fly tier


Mar Lodge by Håkan Karsnäser-04

Today we put the spotlight on one of Sweden’s most talented and productive fly tiers. Håkan Karsnäser has been tying flies for more than 30 years, so he is by no means a new kid on the block. He fishes in the ballpark of 100 days a year, and spends even more time on fly tying. He is a versatile and well-travelled fly fisherman but loves fishing for rainbow trout in his home waters of Hökensås in southern Sweden.

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Oskar Hagelin ties a $5Shake – and the game is on… everywhere


Sea trout, predatory browns, salmon and… sharks. During the last week lot’s of exiting news have reached the Ahrex headquarter. The season sure is off to a good start, and our hooks are put to the test every day out there.

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We proudly present: The brand new Trout Predator Series


Ok, if you are one of those guys who like to swing big meaty streamers for badass predatory trout – this one’s for you. We at the Ahrex team love streamer fishing, and we really wanted to make a statement… in form of a hook series that was designed without any compromise… for big, hairy and often articulated streamers.

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Armchair angling – and the three Demons from Montana


It’s that time of year. You know… the air is filled with snowflakes, Christmas trees, shopping center santas, calendars, secrets and stuff. It’s also that season, where you find yourself wondering just how many muddlers or bass bugs you can tie using the hair from 8 reindeer :0) Continue reading “Armchair angling – and the three Demons from Montana”