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Articulated diver
With an overall length of a size #1/0 fly being between 10cm long (which is about the same as a lure that you would use on Mangrove Jacks or Barramundi) these are big flies for big fish so I suggest that you fish them on a #10 weight outfit….
Awonga spills at dam wall taking plenty of fish into the Boyne River
Every cloud has a silver lining I am told. The silver lining for the horrendous weather and damage associated with cyclone Debbie is that Awonga dam has started to spill taking heaps of fish into the Boyne River. Over the next short while as the rive…
Redfin in Jindabyne, Eucumbene & Tantangara ????
Here is an interesting email from Steve Samuels that I wanted to share with you. Redfin are prolific breeders and carnivores … if the right precautions are not in place, with no chance of mishap, their numbers will quickly out-compete trout for f…
Eucumbene River access at Denison Camping Area
The camping area will be better defined with timber bollards with a view to stopping vehicle access beyond the camping area to the north … I support this project….
red-tbh-cdc-jRed TBH CDC black fuzzel jig bugger
This fly is one of a series of 4 woolly bugger flies that I tie specifically for river fishing and if I only had one woolly bugger in my river fishing fly box this would be the one….
Gold TBH CDC brown fuzzel jig bugger
These are the only woolly bugger type flies that I now carry in my river fly box. They are a step up from my earlier version in that I have added a CDC under wing directly behind the front hackle which I have reduced down to just one full turn. I ti…
Silver TBH CDC black/red MKII fuzzel bugger
MKII woolly buggers without any weight are amongst my favourite top dropper flies when loch style fly fishing in lakes and these smaller versions with a silver tungsten bead are up there amongst my favourite river flies….
Silver TBH CDC black sparkle fuzzel bugger
This one of the 4 colours of TBH jig buggers that I carry in my river fly box. It’s a great buggy looking fly that sink well and swims hook point up so less likely to get hooked up on the bottom othan flies that swim hook point down….
Fly suggestions – rivers
Proceeding through an orderly process as described in this post is a good way of making your fly selection for any trout river….
Fly tying kit – basic trout
This post lists all the materials you will need to tie all the flies in the course “abc of fly tying for trout” plus heaps of other flies….

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