Universal nymph for trout fishing – the Holy Grail ?

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Sometimes in our pursuit of the perfect fly, we tend to overcomplicate things. It's almost as if we're on a quest for the elusive "holy grail" of artificial flies. Yet, surprisingly often, we rediscover that the classic, time-tested, and seemingly mundane patterns are incredibly effective. I've had this realization multiple times over the years, and ...

CDC Cinnamon Caddis

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This is the way I like to tie the Cinnamon Caddis. This fly represents one of the most abundant sedge patterns flying in Transylvania and beyond. You can find it throughout the Carpathian Mountains and in the Alps. As a result, it is a fly commonly encountered in Austria, Italy, Slovenia, as well as in ...

Kapok CDC Emerger

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If you love fishing with emergers, then you should tie this fly. The Kapok CDC Emerger is tied based on the classic Shuttlecock pattern, with the difference lying in the material used: kapok. Why kapok? Because it floats exceptionally well and traps air bubbles. All fishermen know that emergers imitate insects with a part of their ...

Ultra Floating CDC Biot Caddis

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I consider it a beginner's fly. It floats like a cork, it is very good for fast water fishing. And what's more, it's very simple to tie. Materials: Hook: Daiichi 1190 #16 Thread: any you like Underbody: non colored(natural) kapok dubbing to make the fly a little bit fatty Body: goose biot in light olive Wing: 3 cdc feathers from wild ...

Yellow Sulphur CDC Dun

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Here is a version of the famous Yellow Sulfur Din mayflies. What is interesting about her is that the body is made with UV Pearl Body Quill from Hends. With all this craziness with UV reflective materials, I decided to make such a model myself. The fly will catch fish, it is not to be contested, ...

Quill Perdigon UV Green Neck

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It is a Perdigon model made with peacock quill and green neck. Easy to build, with a realistic appearance, this model is effective for both trout and grayling. Materials: Maruto D04 HWW #14-20 Thread: 30DEN Veevus black Tails: Leon pardo Body: Troutline hand cleaned peacock quill Necks: Uni peacock tinsel Beads: Tungsten Resin: Troutline Perdigon medium viscosity UV resin

The Purple Killer Perdigon

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Something for grayling this time. I have noticed over time that blue and purple is a color loved by grayling. But the trout also likes these colors, especially when the waters are dark and there is a lot of brown moss in the water. Materials: Maruto D04 HWW #14-20 Thread: GSP 30DEN Veevus black Tails: Leon pardo Body: Troutline perdigon ...