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 http://taysalmonfly.biz or click on the link on the right hand side of the page.

Saturday, 31 May 2014

How Do I / How To Tie A Cascader Salmon Fly - Tay Salmon Fly

Materials Required - Orange Bucktail, Yellow Bucktail, Pearly Krystal Flash, Black Krystal Flash, Silver Oval Tinsel, Silver Holographic Tinsel, Black Straggle, Black Fox, Yellow Hackle, Orange Hackle, Black Thread and Jungle Cock.

Using the black thread bring it down the body and tie in a tag using the silver oval tinsel. Don't cut off.
 Mix Orange and Yellow Bucktail together and tie in as a tail.
 Add 3 strands of pearl krystal flash
 Using the silver holographic tinsel cover the rear of the body.
 For the front body use the black straggle.
 Bring the silver oval tinsel up over the body to create the rib.
 Tie in a bunch of black fox as a wing. ( You can use squirrel)
 Add 3 strands of black krystal flash to the wing.
 Tie in a yellow hackle.
 Tie in an orange hackle.
 Add Jungle Cock top and bottom, then finishs of the head and varnish.
 The Finished Fly
  The Finished Fly
 The Finished Fly 


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Friday, 30 May 2014

Top Selling Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly

Here's a Black and Orange Salmon Tube Flies that we recently tied for a custom order. This pattern is a must have for many salmon fishermen.

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Thursday, 29 May 2014

Gold Willie Gunn Cascade Salmon Flies.

With the Cascade and Willie Gunn been 2 of the more popular and deadly salmon flies in the world, bringing the 2 patterns together to produced the explosive and superb salmon catching pattern the Willie Gunn Cascade Shrimp.

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Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Facebook Competition For Murthly Special Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly

It's Like and Share Competition time again on our facebook page Tay Salmon Fly, sorry there's been a delay since our last one, just been so busy tying.

To be in with a chance of winning this boxed selection of Murthly Specials tied on double hooks. (The winner can pick either sizes 8/10, 10/12 or 12/14). All you have to do is like our page, share the picture of the murthly specials and post you name in the comments below the picture.

Only entries made on our official page will be accepted.

The winner will be chosen at random on Sunday 1st June 2014 7pm.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Grainhead Special Willie Gunn Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly


Here's a wee selection of Grainhead Special Willie Gunn Salmon Tube Flies that we recently tied for a custom order. This pattern is the 1st choice for most of the anglers fishing on the Lower Tay.

If you would like to order some custom tied Grainhead Special Willie Gunn Salmon Tube Flies please drop us an email by clicking here


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Monday, 26 May 2014

Samurai Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly

Here's a wee selection of Samurai Salmon Flies that we recently tied for a custom order.

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Sunday, 25 May 2014

How Do I / How To Tie A Tay Flamethrower Salmon Fly - Tay Salmon Fly

 Using White Thread bring the thread down the shank of the hook.
 Catch in a Yellow Hackle and double it back.
 Tie in the Yellow Hackle.
 Stroke the hackle fibres back and tie in.
 Tie in a bunch of yellow bucktail add 4 strands of pearl krystal flash.
 Tie in a bunch of orange bucktail, slightly shorter than the yellow.
 Tie in a bunch of blue bucktail, slightly shorter than the orange.
 A closer look at the tail layers.
 A closer look at the tail layers.
 Trim of the excess bucktail and shape the body with the thread.
 Dub the body with UV Orange Dubbing.
 Catch in an orange hackle.
 Tie in the orange hackle.
 Tie is a Doctor Blue Hackle.
 Add Jungle Cock as a "V" on the top.
 Trim the excess Jungle Cock stems and finish off the head using a strand of pearly krystal flash.
 The Finished Fly
  The Finished Fly
  The Finished Fly
 The Finished Fly

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Saturday, 24 May 2014

How Do I / How To Tie A Stoat's Tail Double Salmon Fly - Tay Salmon Fly

 Materials Required - Black Thread, Black Floss, Silver Oval Tinsel, Golden Pheasant Crest, Black Hackle and Black Squirrel Tail.
 Tie in a silver tag using the oval tinsel. Do not cut off.
 Tie in the a single Golden Pheasant Crest Feather.
 Catch in the Black Floss and wynd up the body.
 Bring the Silver Oval Tinsel up to create the rib.
 Tie in black hackle fibres as a throat.
 Tie in a bunch of Black Squirrel Tail as a wing, then finish off the head and varnish.
 The Finished Fly
The Finished Fly

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Friday, 23 May 2014

Pot Bellied Pig Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly




Our Pot Bellied Pig Conehead Collection consists of 6 Pot Bellied Pigs in various colour combinations. The Pot Bellied Pig is a renowned salmon catching pattern and tends to produce when other patterns are failing. This pattern is a must have for any serious salmon fisherman.

This Selection Box included some of our most popular colour combinations and are tied on approx 20mm plastic tube with a brass conehead. Included in this selection is 1x Black/Red, 1x Red, 1x Orange/Red, 1x Yellow/Red, 1x Red/Yellow and 1x Junction.

These patterns come with hooks included and come in a large derwent plastic fly box. Please use the drop down menu to select Double or Treble Hooks.

The Double Hooks are Venairds Osprey Tube Double Size 8

The Treble Hooks are Kamasan B990 Tube Treble Size 8

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