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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Dredging Clouser

Step by step instructions for a super heavy rattling clouser for super deep dredging.  Follow me on twitter or instagram @flickinfeathers for more fishing content or head over to patreon https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers to support the channel



Materials Used
Hook: 3/0-8/0 mustad jig hook
Thread: 210 Danville's
 Rattle:  Bass jig rattle
Rattle mount: SIlver scales bddy tubing
Weight: Eyeballz 1/4" or similar +0.035 lead wire
Under body: Sybai sparkle hair
Wing: Silver scales flash blend
lateral line: flashabou
Epoxy /UV resin


Saturday, 10 June 2017

GT poodle

Step by step instructions for the GT poodle fly. This fly has proven effective on locations around the world and is sure to work for more than just GTs.  Follow me on twitter or instagram @flickinfeathers for more fishing content or head to Patreon https://www.patreon.com/flickingfeathers to support the channel



Materials list
Hook: Gamakatsu  SL12 or S10S-4H 6/0-8/0
Thread: 210 denier or 3/0 of your choice
Body: kinky fiber, fuzzy fiber or similar synthetic
Throat: Red Synthetic
Eyes: 12mm
Head: UV resin or epoxy

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Tying a Foxy GT Brush Fly

Step by step instructions for a highly effective brush fly variation that is effective for a range of species from pike, to tiger fish to GTs. Follow me on instagram or twitter @flickinfeathers or head over to https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5456726 to support Flicking feathers.

Materials Used
Hook: Gamakatsu SL12
Thread: UTC
Tail: Fuzzy Fibre
Head: EP foxy brush
Eyes: 3D mirage Eyes


Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Tying a needle fish

Step by step instructions for a simple but effective needlefish imitation. Try this for kingfish, GT, bluefin trevallly and others. Materials from  www.silverscalesflytying.co.uk
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Materials
Hook: Gamakatsu SL12 size 2/0 -8/0
Thread: White
Anti foul loop: 20lb mono
Body: Silver Scales Flash Blend
Eyes: 3D Mirage eyes
Finish: UV resin
Permanent markers

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Veverka's Mantis Shrimp

Step by step instructions for a very effective flats fly. Tie these in a range of sizes and colors to suit your target species and locations.
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Materials Used
Hook: Saltwater size 8-1/0
Weight: bead chain-dumbbell eyes
Tail: Craft fur
Antenna: Crystal flash
Eyes: Burnt mono
Rostrum: Rabbit fur
Legs: silli legs
Body: Dubbed craft fur
Weed guard: hard nylon

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Dick Brown's Magic Mantis

Step by step instructions for Dick Brown's Magic Mantis.  This chunky fly gives a good imitation of the mantis shrimp and works for a range of species, not just bonefish. Follow me on twitter or instagram @flickinfeathers for more fishing content or head to  https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5456726 to support the channel.

Materials Used
Hook: Tiemco 777SP (original calls for Mustad 340011)
Weight: lead dumbbell
Thread: tan 6/0
Tail: Tan deer hair and brown marabou
Body: tan and brown cactus chenille
Base for eyes: Chenille
Eyes:  Stalks from a hair brush
Mandibles/antenna: copper crystal flash

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Carrot Cake Shrimp

Step by step instructions for Bill Lambot's Carrrot Cake Shrimp.  This is a super simple, durable and fast tie.  The fly is a good alternative for fish that are rejecting the usual patterns and want something a bit different, follow me on twitter or instagram @flickinfeathers for more content or head over to https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5456726 to support the channel

Materials Used
Hook: Gamakatsu SL11-3H Size 8-6
Thread: Fluo Orange Danville's
Weight: Brass bead chain (small/ex small)
Tail: Orange rabbit, orange crystal flash
Body: Orange chenille