Hook Geometry – How to choose a fly hook?
The design of a fly hook incorporates top-quality high-carbon steel, forging for added strength, sharp needle point for easy hook setting, micro-barb (if chosen), and a closed eye. The style of fly will determine your preference of bend, wire weight, and shank length – dry, wet, nymph, or streamer.
Salmon & Steelhead
Coarse & Carp
Looking to buy heritage hooks?
If you are looking for a historic pattern to tie your favourite fly why not visit Sprite Fishing?
They have a selection of discontinued hooks to purchase.
This week Allan provides us with a variation on the Deer Hair Emerger pattern, this time incorporating elements from Bob Wyatt's Dirty Duster patterns. Yes, I know, I've posted Deer Hair Emerger flies many times before but to be honest, it's such a simple but...
Words and images from Partridge Ambassador Fred Klein. In this blog post, Fred Klein discusses vintage fly tackle and the evolution and innovations that have brought us to today. The evolution of fly rods from early Great Britain to modern times is an...
Words and images by Partridge ambassador Scott Biron. Pattern originated by Jim Warner.PRO-Team member Scott Biron provides us with a tutorial for tying the Super Winnipesaukee Tandem Streamer!The Blood and Guts Streamer, developed by Ken Welch, tied by Scott...