Most dry fly anglers will know this particular fly. The iron blue dun. It’s a small may fly that can appear throughout the year. It’s one of the very few patterns that can be fished in the early spring or late autumn. There have even been reports of this fly hatching in the winter. So I good all-round fly one could say. Read more >>
Fishing on Lake Oostvoorne is a special way of fishing. I’ve never heard of a lake you can compare it to, fishing-wise. Therefore, Lake Oostvoorne needs special ways of fishing, and special flies. One of these flies is the floating stickleback.
If you want to fish dries on reservoirs, midges are the way to go right now. Lot’s of midges are emerging all winter long. Key is to use small flies. Very small. Read more >>
Spring and autumn are typically times when the Daddy Longlegs (or cranefly) start coming out. These larvae live on land (although there are some aquatic subspecies), but adult cranefly are bad fliers ofter fly near lakes and get blown into the water. Therefore they are an easy target for a lot of trout.
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A quick tie this time. This pattern is very effective where fish are slamming very small baitfish/fry. Very often predatory fish swim trough schools of fry to numb them. The result is some of the fly floating to the surface. After that the fish can take the fry from the surface without worrying about them swimming away.
A new fly, every Thursday from now on. Let’s kick this thing off with a killer pattern! Read more >>