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Fly Tying

MARIO GELDENHUYS' FAVOURITE STREAM PATTERNS

Sunday, 04 November 2012 07:19
Text and pictures Mario Geldenhuys Mario is a custom rod and landing net maker living in the town of Aliwal North, not far from the beautiful streams of the Eastern Cape Highlands. See http://www.customflyrods.co.za/index.php?option=com_contact&view=contact&id=2&Itemid=60 Simplicity dominates my approach to tying and fishing. Most of my patterns are selected and then…

TIM ROLSTON'S FAVOURITE STREAM FLIES

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 05:03
Text and pictures by Tim Rolston (Tim is a highly-respected professional guide on Western Cape fly streams, author, instructor and columnist and rates among the best stream anglers in South Africa. He is a thinking fly fisher and an accomplished fly tyer. He has produced outstanding videos on fly tying…

CDC HACKLE EXTENDED BODY DRY FLIES

Thursday, 11 October 2012 16:27
By Agostino Roncallo, master in CDC and author of the celebrated book, ‘Magie in CDC’ In previous articles on this website on the Palomino and Midge patterns, I showed how to create an extended body by twisting CDC fibres on themselves. Having been happy with the result, I tried to…

MC COETZER'S FAVOURITE STREAM PATTERNS

Thursday, 06 September 2012 19:24
MY CURRENT FIRST CHOICE STREAM PATTERNS Text and images by MC Coetzer A range of MC's nymphs DRY FLIES I tend to fish dry flies almost exclusively on the Cape Streams, simply because I enjoy fishing them more than what I do fishing nymphs. I did however include three nymphs…

AGOSTINO RONCALLO'S 'UPSET HACKLE' EMERGER

Sunday, 02 September 2012 09:37
THE UPSET HACKLE DRY FLY An effective, easy to tie emerger Text and images by Agostino Roncallo I created this fly pattern in the nineties and made it known in an article published in the magazine Fly Line in January 1998. I then added it in the book Magie in…

AGOSTINO RONCALLO'S 'UPSET HACKLE' EMERGER

Sunday, 02 September 2012 09:37
                   THE UPSET HACKLE DRY FLY   An effective, easy to tie emerger   Text and images by Agostino Roncallo   I created this fly pattern in the nineties and made it known in an article published in the magazine Fly Line in…