Category: Fishing
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Foam-butt Daddy

Russ Symons, a great fan of fly-tying shortcuts, uses a foam cylinder and readytied pheasant tail fibre legs to create a dry Daddy pattern Over the years I have tied Daddies with all sorts of materials for the tails, but at the Fly Fair some years ago,…

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How to Tie Foam Daddy

Fix a short shank hook in the vice and run the thread halfway along the shank. Using a lighter melt one end of a foam cylinder to form a point. > The Foam Daddy > Where to Fish around the UK Top Tips for the Foam…

In this Nov. 11, 2016 photo, young fishermen pull their rafts made out of foam as they head to sea from Chivo Beach in Havana, Cuba. Many Cubans have taken to riding out on blocks of industrial foam to catch larger fish, but the unsafe technique known as “cork fishing” has become the target of frequent coast guard crackdowns with steep fines. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

The Foam Daddy

Peter Gather coleties one of the most reliable and popular Daddy patterns Late summer through into autumn is the time of the daddy longlegs. In this cooler, wetter period large numbers of this big terrestrial insect emerge from grassland, where their larvae live, and take to the…

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Where to Fish around the UK

Incredible venues well worth a stay over trip COLDINGHAM LOCK WITH some great stillwaters either side of the eastern end of the Anglo-Scottish border, Coldingham Loch offers the perfect base for a fishing holiday in this part of the world. Visitors can choose from two stone…