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Flies need to do a number of things. They need to catch fish. They need to be tough. They need to be the right size for the water temperature. They need to fish at the right depth. They need life and movement. They need the right profile in the water. They need to be the right colour for the water and season. They need to be matched to location and species. But they can also be fun, artistic, challenging, novel and unique.

Most importantly, you need to feel the thrill of possibility when you tie one on.  Scroll down for thrills.

Atlantic Salmon Doubles

Classic Scottish and Irish Patterns

These flies can be tied on double or single hooks from Size 6 to Size 12
and are suited to mid and low water conditions in the British Isles and similar rivers elsewhere.

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Allys Black Shrimp copy.jpg
Allys Cascade copy.jpg
Lava Tail Shrimp copy.jpg
Bloody Executioner copy.jpg
Allys Yellow copy.jpg
Ice Maiden copy.jpg
Polar Shrimp copy.jpg
Red Flamethrower copy.jpg
Sapphire Charm copy.jpg
Yellow Possum copy.jpg
Yellow Flamethrower copy.jpg
Polar Shrimps copy.jpg
Yellow Possums Trio copy.jpg
Lava Tail Shrimps Trio copy.jpg
Ice Maidens copy.jpg
Bloody Executioners Trio copy.jpg
Yellow Possums copy.jpg
Allys Shrimp Bubbles no title copy.jpg

Altantic Salmon Tube Flies

Versatile flies that can be tied on plastic or copper tubes.

Tube flies can be fished with classic spey lines or with variable density multi-tip lines for extra depth control. The heaviest 2 inch copper tubes will require Skagit lines. Tube flies and Multi-tip lines can seem complicated when you first use them, but they give you remarkable control over depth and presentation. Please feel free to reach out for a chat.

As is usual, my tube flies are sold without tube hooks. If needed, I can supply these at between £8 - £14 per pack depending on brand and pack quantity. I make no margin on these so I'm happy to point you at the right hooks if you prefer to buy them yourself.

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Blue Charm Hitch copy.jpg
Blue Guineas copy.jpg
Copper Cascade copy.jpg
Flash Willy Snaelda copy.jpg
Copper Rogie copy.jpg
Green Guinea copy.jpg
Green Guineas Trio copy.jpg
Ghost Stoat copy.jpg
Flash Willy Snaeldas2 copy.jpg
Heavy Water Sunray Shadow copy.jpg
Heavy Water Sunray Selection copy.jpg
Green Sunrays copy.jpg
Heavy Water Willy Gunns copy.jpg
Orange Guinea copy.jpg
Orange Guineas copy.jpg
Red Devil Snaelda copy.jpg
Red Devil Snaeldas copy.jpg
Wee Willy Gunn copy.jpg
Russian Atlantic Fleet copy.jpg
Sunray Shadows copy.jpg
Russian Submarines copy.jpg
Red Sunray copy.jpg
Heavy Water Willy Gunn Closeup copy.jpg
Allys Shrimp Bubbles no title copy.jpg

Custom Snaeldas

“There is a real skill in accurately and faithfully reproducing proven and successful patterns.​
There is even more in creating and proving new patterns of your own.”

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Alaska & Pacific Salmon

More Awesome stuff

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Flies for Alaska.jpg
Sparkle Shrimps.jpg
Red Kryptonite.jpg
Rabbit Sculpins.jpg
Rabbit Sculpin.jpg
Pink Sparkle Shrimps.jpg
Fuschia Bunny Leeches.jpg
Fuschia Stinger.jpg
Green Kryptonite.jpg
Pink Spankers.jpg
Magenta Clouser.jpg
Pink Sparkle Shrimp.jpg
Magenta Clouser2.jpg
Magenta Clouser3.jpg
Fuschia Popsicle.jpg
Fuschia Bunny Leech.jpg
Flesh Fly.jpg
Flash Flies.jpg
Flash Fly.jpg
Conehead Flash Fly.jpg
Dolly Llama.jpg
Chartreuse Sparkle Shrimps.jpg
Coho Kryptonite.jpg
Chartreuse Polywog.jpg
Chartreuse Clouser.jpg
Alaskan Clouser2.jpg
Alaskan Polywogs.jpg
Alaskan Clousers 2.jpg
Alaskan Clousers.jpg
Black Sparkle Shrimp.jpg
Black Sparkle Shrimps.jpg
Battle Creek Special copy.jpg
Chartreuse Sparkle Shrimp.jpg
Allys Shrimp Bubbles no title copy.jpg

Thanks for looking through all my flies!

I hope you feel inspired by what you have seen.  Tight lines !

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