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Dry Fly Patterns - The Sliding Stream Flyfishing Blog

Dry Flies

A series of Flytying blog articles about Dry Fly patterns and the sharing of flytying techniques, patterns, information and knowledge.

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Dr William Baigent

I was introduced to the work of Dr William Baigent, by the author Nicholas Fitton, ...
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Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear

Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear The Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear features one of flyfishing’s most ubiquitous dubbing ...
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Catskill Dry Flies & The Charmed Circle

Catskill Dry Flies & The Charmed Circle of the Catskills I have always been fascinated ...
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California Dreaming

Californian Dry Fly Patterns I love American Dry Flies. For more years than I care ...
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John Atherton Dry Flies

John Atherton Dry Flies Although to some it would seem rather strange to begin an ...
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Spring Olive

Spring Olive For many trout fishermen, the emergence of the large dark olive– traditionally known ...
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Four High Summer Dries

Four High Summer Dry Flies High summer in the northern dales can often be a ...
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Fly Tying In Winter

Fly Tying In Winter In the Manchester Guardian of the 1920s, and later within his ...
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Blackfly & Terrestrials On my local river, the fly-life seems to be on somewhat of ...