An American classic this is one of my most effective small still water patterns. It represents a dragonfly larva, a food source neglected by most anglers but these large nymphs are found in almost all waters and loved by trout which seldom pass up the opportunity to eat them. Fish this fly deep and slow.
I am an all round angler and have fished for many different species all over the world . I regularly compete in coarse and fly fishing matches . I have over 50 years of fishing experience.
I’ve been tying flies and flyfishing for over 35 years and I’m hugely passionate and enthusiastic about both.
I am a Level 2 coach for Coarse angling
I hold the Level 2 coaching qualification for Game angling
I’m qualified as a GAIA Fly Tying instructor
I have also successfully completed a fly fishing guiding course at an Orvis endorsed lodge in the United States
I am a member of the Professional Anglers Association (PAA).
I am a member of the Angling Trust coach licence scheme
I am insured with the Angling Trust, under the Coach licence scheme.
I am also insured with the Professional Anglers Association
I hold a current First Aid certificate
I am DBS checked and have completed a Safeguarding course.