Dry Flies


A dry fly is an artificial fly that floats on the surface of the water when cast out. It can be either a realistic fly imitation or an attractor or stimulator pattern, which broadly represents the type of insects trout like to eat whilst not representing any insect in particular.
Beetles – Brown, Green and Black

Beetles – Brown, Green and Black

By Martin Langlands Beetles form an important part of the trout's diet, from late spring all the way to autumn.…

12/11/2021

Cicada Trout Dry Fly Fishing with Ian Cole – Plus MP3 of Cicada Singing

Cicada is a large flying insect The unmistakable sound of a male cicada calling or singing for a female. MP3…

26/02/2017

Learn Your Wings – Fly Tying with John Hey – Looking at Methods

Tying Wings on your Dry Fly Patterns With John Hey When I first started tying my own flies, wings on…

21/08/2015

Loves Lure Trout Fly with John Hey

Loves Lure Trout Fly with John Hey Loves Lure, is a very popular high country dry fly. It is not…

24/05/2015

March Brown Dry Fly with John Hey

March Brown While most of the dry flies are tied with deer hair to make them float, the March Brown…

20/05/2015

Elk Hair Caddis with Ian Cole

The Elk Hair Caddis Caddis flies, or sedge flies as they are more commonly called in the U. K., form…

18/05/2015

Brown Beetle Trout Dry Fly – Imitations by Allan Burgess

Fishing the Brown Beetle with John Hey Trout feed on many insects but none create a feeding frenzy like the…

27/04/2015

Humpy is a buoyant fly that sits high on the water

Humpy Dry Fly The Humpy is a buoyant fly that sits high on the water making it a good choice…

29/12/2014

Elk Hair Caddis Trout Dry Fly

Elk Hair Caddis Caddis or sedge flies come in many different shapes and colours. I suggest you make up several…

29/12/2014

Coch-Y-Bondhu Dry Fly of Welsh Origin – Very effective and easy to tie

Coch-Y-Bondhu This one appears in Mike Weddell's 10 of the Best New Zealand Trout Flies. It certainly is one of…

29/12/2014