Description Of The Blog

Thank you for visiting our salmon fly blog. In this blog you will find lots of fly pictures, step by step's, and other pictures of fishing related stuff. We have recently launched our official website that can be found at or click on the link on the right hand side of the page.

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Calvin's shrimp Salmon fly

This is my tying of Ross MacDonalds Calvin shrimp.
A deadly variation to the Park shrimp.
Available dressed on doubles or in conehead form
A great fly from late sprin right through to the backend
To order this or any of my flies please e-mail me at

Friday, 24 December 2010

Pot bellied pig Salmon fly

Here is a small selection of the pot bellied pigs I tie.
These ones are tied on 15mm and 22mm brass bottle tubes, and on Size 6/8/10 doubles
They are quite simply put, one of THE deadliest ever style of salmon fly's available, and regularly account for fish all over the world, in Russia, Scandinavia, USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, and many many more. You would be mad not to have a box filled with these.
I am now offering boxed selections of these flies.
Please E-mail me at to order or for any queries.

Snaelda Salmon fly

One of the deadliest flies ever to have swam.
An absolute killer in the Kola Peninsula, and on so many Scandinavian rivers. It's fast gaining popularity here in the UK.
This fly will take fish all year long.
Available on plastic/Aluminium/copper/tungsten tubes, and also available with a brass or tungsten conehead to suit.
To order this or any of my flies please e-mail me at

Available in the origonal colour scheme or with my blue variation.

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Rainbow highlander Salmon fly

This fly is my own twist on the ever popular Black highlander Temple dog.
The wing features a combinatin of 7 colours for a truly spectalular look in the water.
Each layer of wing has it's own subtle sparkle and flash of angel hair, and crystal hair.
Topped off with a fluorescent yellow cone to set the wing in motion, and keep it swimming on an even keel.
These flies are deadly in the spring in the UK, and can be fished all year round abroad, in places like the Kola Peninsula.
To order this or any of my salmon flies, please e-mail me at

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Silver Shadow shrimp Salmon fly

The silver Shadow shrimp is the origonal and best of the shadow shrimp flies.
It is a must have for any salmon angler in the UK or abroad.
A deadly fly in Scandinavia, Russia's Kola Penninsula, and here in the UK
Available in sizes 6,8,10,12
And now also available on bottle tubes. 15mm or 22mm

To order this or any of my flies please e-mail me at

Gold Shadow shrimp Salmon fly

Here is the gold version of the ever popular Shadow shrimp.
This fly is a proven Killer both in the UK and abroad, being a favourite of anglers fishing the Kola rivers.
Available in sizes 6,8,10,12

To order this or any of my flies, Please e-mail me at

Friday, 3 December 2010

Bertie Dastard Spring Salmon Fly

A Must have Salmon Fly for anybody fishing in the Spring months. The Killer combination of yellow and Black along with the Fluorescent yellow cone to keep it all swimming on an even keel.
Available on Plastic/Aluminium/ copper/ or Tungsten tubes

To order this or any of my other Salmon flies on this Blog Please e-mail me at

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Green Arsed Gold Bodied Willie Gunn Salmon Fly

This is one of my all time favourite salmon flies, this fly will work well throughout the season, just vary the sizes of hooks to match conditions. These flies are available in sizes 6,8,10,12 & 14's and are priced at £3.50 each.

To order this pattern or any other on this blog click here

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Sunday, 29 August 2010

Backend Flamethrower

This is my Flamethrower for the backend of the season. Or for use in peaty waters.
It uses a mixture of red/purple/claret, and has a UV pearl red head.
A sure fire winner for lates season fish.
To order this or any of my flies, please e-mail me at

Many thanks for looking.

Junction Flamethrower

This is my Junction Flamethrower, based on the ever popular junction shrimp.
A great taker of fish in the spring, and at the backend.

To order this or any of my flies please e-mail me at....

Many thanks for looking.

Cascade Pot bellied pig

This is my cascade pot bellied pig.
Tied here on a 22mm brass bottle tube, perfect for autumn salmon.

To order this or any of my flies please e-mail me @
Thanks for looking.

Thursday, 29 July 2010

Comally Flamethrower

Here is my version of the Deadly Comally Flamethrower.

This fly is an absolute killer on a clearing river and a must have fly for any serious angler.

To Order this or any of my flies please e-mail me at

or I can be found here username ballingall512

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Orange and Black Tube Fly

Here is an example of the modern scandinavian style tube flies that i tie. Tied here on copper tubes the long mobile hackles and wing will hopefully encourage a fish to take. Designed for clearing water after a spate these flies also have a fluro green 'butt' to act as a target for taking fish.

IF you like these flies and wish to order some or to make an inquiry please email :

Sunday, 28 February 2010

Essential Spring Salmon Fly

The monkey fly has become one of the most prolific takers or Spring run fish in recent years and no angler should be without at least one in their arsenal.
Shown here on large Salar double this fly can be tied in any number of tube size and weight combinations.

To make an inquiry or to place an order email :-

Tubes for Spring and for Autum

An example of some different style tubes for spring and autumn fishing, tied here on1 inch tungsten tubes.
From left to right

  • Gold Bodied Willie Gunn
  • Black and yellow (Quartered)
  • Red devil
  • Junction Shrimp (McCormacks)
All these tubes are available in any combination of length and weight.

If you would like to make an enquiry or place and order email me at:-

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Spring Salmon Bottle Tube Flies, Cascades and Bann Specials

Here are a few examples of completed orders to give you an idea of the standard to which i tie all my flies.

Other styles of fly available can be seen here

If you would like to make an enquiry or place and order Email me at -

Saturday, 6 February 2010

Flies for the back end of the season

These two flies are perfect for fishing the late summer and on into Autum, the subdued colors really improve your chances of hooking a fish that may have become resident in a pool or that has gone of the take.

  • McCormacks Shrimp
  • Foxford Shrimp (Fiery Brown)

As with all my flies they are available on Trebles, Doubles, Waddingtons and tubes.

If you would like to make an inquiry or place an order you can email me at ;

Dean Armstrong

Friday, 5 February 2010

Flies for all seasons

Here are 3 flies that are an excellent choice at any time of year and in any conditions if a suitable size is choosen.

  • Green Butt Gold Cascade
  • Bann Special
  • Currys Red

As with all my flies (Seen here on partridge Salar hooks)they are available on any commericailly available hooks, VMC. Partridge Salar, Loop, Esmond dury, Ken Sawada.

If you would like to make an inquiry or order some of my flies you can email me at ;

Dean Armstrong

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Irish Shrimp Salmon Flies - Spring

Here are a few Irish shrimp flies that are proven fish catchers in Ireland and will be equally as successful in the U.K and through out Europe!

  • Lemon Shrimp
  • Finn yellow and gold
  • Orange and yellow flamethrower

If you would like to make an inquiry or if you would like to order any of these Salmon Flies you can email me at ;

Dean Armstrong

Friday, 29 January 2010

Spring selection

Here is a small selection of some of the spring salmon flies I tie and use.

Temptress bottle tubes
Willie gunn Temple dog bottle tubes
Black and yellow copper tubes
black and orange copper tubes
calvins shrimp conehead

This is only a very small selection of the spring flies I tie. To order any flies or for details of my other patterns please e-mail me at

Spring Flamethrowers

Here is a wee selection of the flamethrower style doubles I tie for spring use.

Black and yellow
black/chartruese and lime
and yellow and highlander green

These flies feature pearl heads which give that extra attraction in the water, the lime and black one features an ultra violet head, that really lights up in the water.

To order any of these flies or to enquire about my other patterns e-mail me at