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.
By Partridge Ambassador Fred KleinBeginnings in ScotlandTwo centuaries ago in Scotland, angler "John Wilson ran short of flies and to create something of a fly like appearance, he fastened the petals of buttercups on his hook, adding bits of leaves or grass to...
Words and images by Partridge ambassador Scott Biron PRO-Team member Scott Biron provides us with a tutorial for tying the Guide's Special Streamer. The Guide's Special Streamer, tied by Scott Biron.This fly is one of those simple patterns that has an interesting...
In his latest blog, Allan Liddle discusses a personal favourite, the Hedgehog Fly Pattern.I love Hedgehog flies and have written about this pattern many times and no doubt will do so again. For me, this is the most successful loch pattern I know and one that is both...