Fishing Dry Flies

Fishing Dry Flies

Fishing Dry Flies In The Evening What is better than fishing dry flies in the evening? Fish The Fly visit Millstream Farm a few times a year, and we have been treating to some amazing evenings, with significant hatches, and a great back drop. Sometimes it really does...
Fly Fishing Hooks

Fly Fishing Hooks

Fly Fishing Hooks, Sizes & Info You Should Know After hundreds of years there is not system for determining the size of fly fishing hooks. In other words what you think is a size 14 trout hook I might believe is a size 12 and yet we continue to see trout hook...
RAB

RAB

RAB – Best Fly Fishing Flies The RAB, which is an abbreviation for “Red Arsed Bastard”, is a wide winged dry fly that is excellent for prospecting on a stream or stillwater. The Rab is an attractor pattern and also imitates spiders, water striders,...
Foam Ant

Foam Ant

Foam Ant – Best Fly Fishing Flies The Foam Ant fly comes in various patterns, colours and sizes but the Foam Ant we are talking about here, is the fly you see in the images and was tied by Gavin Erwin. This is a deadly pattern and since Gavin first tied this fly...
Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman – Best Fly Fishing Flies The Royal Coachman is a very traditional fly pattern that can be tied as a wet fly or a dry fly. The dry fly version of this fly is definitely more popular and used a lot more in the current day than the wet fly....
White Wulff

White Wulff

White Wulff – Best Fly Fishing Flies The White Wulff is an adaptation from Lee Wulff’s famous pattern, the Royal Wulff. This dry fly differs by being completely white, with some tan, black or brown hackle being used in the wing. The White Wulff is one of...
Royal Wulff

Royal Wulff

Royal Wulff – Best Fly Fishing Flies The Royal Wulff was my father’s, Tony Roocroft, favourite dry fly and he used it as a prospector fly every time he started fishing a stillwater or beat of a stream. Since the day I witnessed the success of the Royal...
Stimulator

Stimulator

Stimulator – Best Fly Fishing Flies The Stimulator is one of the most diverse and effective dry flies you could use as a fly fisherman on South African waters. It is a large, high floating dry that has a low wing profile. The Stimulator is such a good fly...

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