THESE ARE SOME RATHER ORDINARY FLIES PICKED OUT OF MY FLY BOX TO ADD A BIT OF INTEREST TO THE PAGE. THEY ARE NOT THE GEMS THAT GARY PRODUCES.
WHEN I SAW THE IMAGE OF THE RED TAG WITH TRADITIONAL MATERIALS HAD SOME NYLON IN THE EYE AND THE TIP OF THE HOOK WAS TURNED OVER -- OOPS. YOU DON'T GET THAT WITH GARY'S FLIES !!
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AN OCCASIONAL SERIES OF ARTICLES ON FLY FISHING AND FLY TYING
We are lucky to have a professional fly tyer in the locality, Gary Holt, who knows the Wye and Irfon fishing very well and has spent many hours devising flies to catch the trout and grayling. Here is a chance to see what he uses himself with all the little tweaks which make a standard pattern that bit more attractive to the fish in our stretch river.