10 HOT TIPS – fly fishing in August

10 hot tips for August Fly fishing

10 HOT TIPS for fly fishing in August With the Summer underway and everything looking lively and abundantly green it might be some of the best weather to be out on a boat or bank to soak up the rays and have a great time with family or friends. For us it’s also a great […]

How to tie a bronze spectra spider

bronze spectra spider Fly pattern Photo

  How to tie a bronze spectra spider fly pattern with Matthew Pate The bronze spectra spider fly pattern is fantastic on rivers especially in the spring months. Fish it on a floating line cast across the stream and allow it to come round naturally with the current. The bronze spectra spider wet fly can […]

How to tie a neon tag buzzer fly pattern

FlyDay neon tag buzzer fly pattern

How to tie a neon tag buzzer fly pattern with Matthew Pate. It’s FlyDay again and Matthew Pate is Back behind his vice showing us how to tie a Neon Tag Buzzer. Grab your vice or just sit back and relax as we show you how. If you want to tie along with Matt then […]

How to tie a fluffcat fly pattern

Flyday Fluffcat photo

How to tie a fluffcat fly pattern with Matthew Pate. This is a good all round lure for any type of stillwaters, and can be used all year round. Ingredients: Size 10 hook White Silk Zonker strip Crystal hackle Rabbit Fur Red silk to finish Set up the vice and get tying!  

Pink Shrimp Fly Pattern – how to tie

pink shrimp fly pattern

PINK SHRIMP This deep diving pink shrimp is a great pattern for faster flowing rivers and the legs really look great when animated by the current. Give it a go next time you’re heading out for the grayling. Ingredients Flat lead, Pink silk, Nylon rib, Pink shellback, Light pink fritz, This shrimp pattern is deadly […]

Split Wing CDC Fly Pattern – How to tie

split wing cdc fly pattern photo

Split Wing CDC Fly Pattern Getting on top with the dry flies this week as we are tying a split wing CDC requested by Kenneth Halley. Ingredients: Olive silk, grizzle hackle, CDC Dubbing CDC feathers This pattern is deadly on drag free drifts down river. Great fly pattern suggested by Kenneth. If you have any […]

Moser Balloon Caddis Fly Pattern – How to tie

moser balloon caddis Fly Pattern Photo

Moser Balloon Caddis. This FlyDay Hywel Morgan is tying a requested fly pattern from Colin MacEachern, it’s the Moser Balloon Caddis or Sedge. Ingredients: Bright yellow etha foam, Yellow chenille, Yellow dyed deer hair Olive silk, This is a great looking fly pattern. This Roman Moser Pattern is very effective and easy to tie. When it’s […]

Shipmans Buzzer fly pattern

Shipmans buzzer fly pattern

Shipmans Buzzer fly pattern: One of the most successful emerger patterns to date and simplicity to tie so get out the vise and have a go with this fly this weekend. You will need: Olive silk, CDC feathers, Olive hare’s ear dubbing for the body and thats it. Well we said it was simple. If […]


HM Casting Photograph

Fly Casting Lessons… Having successfully competed for over 15 years in World and European casting competitions, Hywel has developed a keen eye for casting techniques and can iron out any faults you might have. His one-to-one half day casting clinics are proving very popular – the lesson is tailored to your requirements, whether it be […]


Winter Grayling fishing photo

Fly fishing lessons are a perfect way to start you off in this wonderful pastime. So why not get some one to one time with the man himself. ‘Beginners’ bank fishing day… The beginners day ensures that you will bypass most of the obstacles and blank days that most fisherman encounter. After the day you will […]