Grayling flies / bugs for any water

DAZ

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I agree with,Si.

I remember your first efforts,what a difference - Nice work,Neilh.

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silverinvicta

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Did the "Lady love a depthcharge" then Neil.... Nice fish mate..Catch her mum

and you'll be laughing..:D:D:D:D:D...

Well done that man ... :p

Si....
 

squirrelblue

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Neil
really nice looking flies there mate, i like flies tied short and sparse.
is that some sort of quill that the body's are made from?
i might try and knock some out myself.

Thanks
SB
 

Neilh

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Did the "Lady love a depthcharge" then Neil.... Nice fish mate..Catch her mum

and you'll be laughing..:D:D:D:D:D...

Well done that man ... :p

Si....
Cheers Si, she came from the Test and I've seen her mum and her mum's friends and I wouldn't be at all surprised if there was a record grayling to be had from there :eek:

P.S. you'll be pleased to hear the Poncy Pink Parachute did the trick too.
 

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Neil
really nice looking flies there mate, i like flies tied short and sparse.
is that some sort of quill that the body's are made from?
i might try and knock some out myself.

Thanks
SB
Cheers SB.

The 'quill' on the nymphs (and the PPP) is actually hair from a Peccary. Not easy to find, but Phil Holding at Flyting Boutique sometimes has some. I don't expect it makes a blind bit of difference as far as the fish are concerned but it's nice and easy to tie with and looks good IMO. Hook is a size 16 Skalka G with a 2.5mm tungsten bead. Collar is Argentinian Hare (again from Phil Holding) in a split thread and the tags are glow-brite floss.

The depth charge is Argentinian Hare in a split thread wound over an underbody of pearl mylar. Hook is a Partridge Czech Nymph size 12 (I think :confused:) with a 3mm tungsten bead.
 

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Maggots (work well on Grayling Society days if you fish a stretch after the bait guys :) )




A bit less maggot-like

 
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silverinvicta

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They're very nicely dressed Neil, very nice indeed.. I would doubt any self respecting fish could refuse such an offering.. :D

In fact, I'd take em myself .....:p

Si....
 

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Mmmmm.....Shell Pink UTC thread?

No need for too much else - just a hook with this wound on - Clear mono rib works - a lovely fly - The Welsh Team will be raging seeing this!

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Neil

Where are you getting the bugbond from and have you purchased their torch?

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Neilh

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I bought mine a while back direct from David Edwards via his website but you can also buy it from Toby at funky flytying and it looks like Sportfish are selling it too. I paid through the nose for one of the expensive UV torches that the forensics guys use but you can buy a much cheaper version now - also sold by Toby. Damn useful stuff - I repaired a number of Christmas decorations with it and have also used it to repair a chip in my Strat :)
 
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