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Do you still use them? Which are your favorite wet flies

23 March 2019 - 04:22 AM

 A few  years I had an interesting experience. I was on a beautiful river full with trout and grayling. Fishing was ok but something was not like I expected.   I changed a lot of flies nothing was ok  (dries and nymphs). When I changed on spiders ( some old tied flies ) everything was different: fish  over fish and big smiles on my face. From that moment I carry all the time a box with wet flies.

I'm curious which are your favorite models because I want to add more in my box:)


Here is what worked for me in that day:








I tie it in yellow, orange -rusty,  brown and black.



Different nymphs for starting season

20 March 2019 - 12:55 AM

Hi guys, 

Here are some nymphs for those who want to try something different. Not classic at all but efficient.   Are perfect for so called techniques  like long nymphing, dynamic nymphing,  French nymphs   and so on.











Quill Gordon

14 March 2019 - 02:56 AM

Here is my version:






I prefer  a light version for hackle. I noticed that some guys use very dark hackle . Checking the insects and their legs, they  have light dun, almost ginger-yellow...  At least, this version works for me :)




Orange nymphs - do you like them?

09 March 2019 - 03:35 AM

Even if the color can be considered too strong for tying flies, some patterns fished in certain moments are super effective. Orange shrimp for example.

Recently some guys from Spain us this fly in Spring. I tied also a few last Autumn and I had a few nice trout and grayling . I'm curious how they will work this Spring


Hook: Demmon DSD 110 #14-18
Thread: Uni Nylon white
Body: made of thread and coated with hot orange UV resin
Body Coating: Perdigon UV resin clear
Tail: Coq de leon
Back: Black  UV resin
Bead: gold tungsten in size 3mm

Partridge Spiders and nymphs

04 March 2019 - 03:49 AM

 Partridge spiders are well known for their efficiency . Based on their recipes I was thinking to make a simple nymph. 

So here is the Purple and Partridge Nymph tested a few weeks  last season. I like it a lot and I started to make these flies in different colors like rusty,  black,  yellow.






Sometimes we have to go to the basics to rediscover the old and the best flies  smile.png