Born here in the west of Ireland, the original Octopus has spawned a huge number of variations, some more effective … Continue reading Octopus variation for you to tie
It’s over. The trout season that is and much of the salmon fishing too. The 2017 season coasted to its … Continue reading A look back in…………….disappointment
Fashions change. Clothes which were de-rigour only a few short months ago now languish in a bin liner awaiting the … Continue reading Happily married
I mentioned this fly in passing in my last post so I figured you might like the dressing. I know … Continue reading That Black Sedge I was on about…..
Old age is a bugger, isn’t it. Advancing years bring some positives I will grant you; experience, appreciation of the … Continue reading Variation of a spinner pattern
I have never really been happy with Purple Shrimp patterns. They also looked kinda ‘odd’ to me, especially those ones … Continue reading A purple shrimp pattern
I am frequently asked for salmon fly patterns for use on Carrowmore. I generally give the same answer – whatever … Continue reading Holiday weekend (2) Two more patterns for Carrowmore Lake