A simple but classy shrimp – and one for the dark side

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Shrimps are popular among saltwater fish… and fly tiers as well. We have seen a lot of extraordinary elaborate shrimps on this blog over the last couple of years. Some of these are pure art on a hook. Continue reading “A simple but classy shrimp – and one for the dark side”

Inspiration – from books, people and waters

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Ok… we share practical tips on fly tying, fishing related stuff and present some of the coolest fly tiers on the planet on our blog. We’ve even talked about the passion. Today I will talk inspiration. What makes you tick as a fly tier and fly fisherman?

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Fishing is still hot – and fly tying season is here

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I know that those of you guys living down on the Southern Hemisphere is experiencing spring right now, but up here in the North the days are getting shorter and colder. That doesn’t mean fishing is slowing down – not yet. On the contrary most of our cold water and oxygen loving species are in a feeding frenzy right now. Continue reading “Fishing is still hot – and fly tying season is here”

Pink might not be the new black anymore – but it’s still relevant

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The colour pink bears resemblance to pretty few food items in the natural environment – except maybe a few shrimps and trout and salmon eggs. Never the less, most fly boxes carry at least a few pink flies.

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