Category Archives: Wet Fly

Connemara Black Variant – Hans Weilenmann

A nice variant of the Connemara tied by Hans Weilenmann. I’ve been enjoying his videos over the past couple months and appreciate the frequency of the uploads. While I personally don’t add many of the patterns he demo’s, I do enjoy the detail in the videos and his precise tying nature. Many of his tips easily translate to other paterns I do stock in my box, and I’m a better fly tyer for it.

Connemara Black Variant
Hook: Kamasan B175 #12
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Tail: Golden pheasant crest
Butt: Danville Flymaster 6/0, scarlet
Rib: Wire, silver
Body: Seal’s fur, dyed black
Hackle: Hen, natural black
Throat: Partridge, dyed blue
Wing: Bronze mallard

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Flies from Flickr.com from the Fishing Flies Pool

Here are a few images from the Flickr.com Fishing Flies Group. There are quite a few impressive flies in this collection and it is ever growing.

The Floodtide - 4/0
The Floodtide 4/0

Black Doctor Atlantic Salmon Fly

The Black Doctor Salmon Fly

L'Ugon Streamer chica

L’Ugon Streamer chica

alexandra-wet

The Alexandra Wet

Enjoy, I’m sure there will be a future post on more flies from this series. Click Here to view the entire group of images.

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