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Partridge of Redditch looks forward to the continued support of fly- and sport- fishermen the world over as we enter a new phase in the company’s history.

Revealing the history of The Waddington Shank

Revealing the history of The Waddington Shank

Written by Mark Hamnett History of the Waddington Shank Salmon fishing in the early 1800’s was done exclusively using blind-eyed hooks where the cast (of plaited horsehair or gut) was whipped onto the shank of the hook and later would have been attached with a gut...

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The Art and History of Fly Tying

The Art and History of Fly Tying

My journey in pursuit of trout with the fly began 45 yearsago with a new fly rod and instructions to cast and drift afly. What a gift that was. The woods and waters ofPennsylvania, the Appalachian Mountains and beyondhave brought a life of admiration for the...

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Sanborn Streamer

Sanborn Streamer

Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook sizes 2-8 7x and 9 x Thread: Black Tag flat gold tinsel Body: Black floss Rib: flat gold tinsel Wing: 4 Ewingfeatherbirds yellow saddle hackles Throat: Yellow hackle barbs beard style Cheeks: jungle cock or painted eye white with...

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Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher

Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher

Written by Russ S Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher There are only a few flies from my humble beginnings that have stayed with me over the 50 odd years that I have been fly fishing, but the Gold Ribbed Hares Ear in all its various incarnations is one of them. There are...

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Green-Tailed Kate Hedgehog

Green-Tailed Kate Hedgehog

The Kate McLaren is a fly I’ve sung the praises of many times before and the competition borne green-tailed version was one of many variations that came about, however, it’s also one that’s survived and is present in many wild anglers fly boxes. Using “Glowbrite...

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Dr. Milne Streamer Fly

Dr. Milne Streamer Fly

Partridge CS17-7X #2 or 4 Heritage Streamer Hook Tag: Four or Five turns of narrow gold tinselTail: Golden pheasant crest feathers curving upward Body: Yellow chenille Wings: Black bear hair followed by 4 gray saddles longShoulder: Brown mallard breast feather...

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Blue Devil

Blue Devil

Hook: Partridge Carrie Stevens CS15Body: red flossRib:  silver tinselBelly: 6 peacock herls past the bend of the hook, sparse white bucktail past the bend of the hookWing: 2 Ewing orange saddles with 2 Ewing blue saddles outside of them and slightly shorter than...

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Witch Doctor

Witch Doctor

Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook size 2-4 9x or tied as a tandemBody: flat silver tinselBelly: sparse white bucktailUnderwing: 2 golden pheasant crests or yellow goat hairWing: 4 aqua blue hacklesShoulders: yellow macaw or yellow gooseThroat: yellow hackle...

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Fly of the Month – Claret Hedgehog

Without doubt one of the most consistent catching flies for wild loch trout is the now modern classic Hedgehog. I have many dressings of these for a host of situations and different waters with this one; the Claret Hedgehog just one of my favourites especially for...

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Warrant Officer Streamer Fly

Warrant Officer Streamer Fly

Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook size 2-6 in 7x or 9xTag:  silver tinselBody: red flossRib: silver tinselBelly: yellow temple fox, (originally called for yellow polar bear)Wing: (separate assembly each side) 1 yellow hackle with 1 red grey hackle outside of the...

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Dun Wanderer – Mike Martinek Pattern

Dun Wanderer – Mike Martinek Pattern

Partridge CS17-7X #2 Heritage Streamer Hook Tag:  Silver flat tinsel 3 turns will doBody: Red flossRib: Silver flat tinsel (medium)Belly:  Chartreuse bucktail with white bucktail under it and a golden pheasant crest under the white bucktail.Throat: Red hen...

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September Witch a Mike Martinek fly pattern

September Witch a Mike Martinek fly pattern

Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook size 2-6 in 7x or 9x Body: copper tinselRib: copper wire (doubled and wound on like oval tinsel)Belly: fine orange bucktail with fine white bucktail under thisUnderwing: 6 peacock herlsWing: (seperate assembly each side) 1 claret...

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An new post on the blog today Gold Ribbed Hares Ear from Russ S. Tied on a Sproat Wet in the trout range on a size 10

#flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingpattern #troutfishing #Partidgehooks #PartridgeofRedditch
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What a fantastic post! Thanks @grizzlykingfly for the tag! So nice to see the whole journey of the fly.

Posted @withregram • @grizzlykingfly Little Brownie Streamers, mountain bass and August.. underwater fly video
Vintage Partridge of Redditch Streamer Rangeley Style Size 2, freestyle brown trout fly
Artie Shaw and his Orchestra 1939

#flyfishing #flytying #tightlines #flyordie #fishing #angling #thestory #onthewater #partridge_hooks
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Sean Deeney tied this beauty on the PATRiOT Double CS16/2R #12

#flugfiske #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #onthefly
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Mark Skovby on the new Z4R barbless Bloody Intruder or Trailer hook (available in sizes 2/0 to 6)
These short shank up-eye single hooks are great for any kind of intruder style patterns and with no barb its just perfect for Danish Atlantic Salmon rivers!
#flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #fluefiskeri #laxfiske
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Chris Wessel doing his magic on the CS42 Bomber
#flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #salmononthefly
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Canada PRO-Team member Jamie Pike weaving his magic on the CS54 #1
Usually associated with Sea Trout fishing in Scandinavia it makes a great steelhead and salmon pattern - don’t you agree ?
#atlanticsalmon #atlanticsalmonfishing #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytying #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #salmonflyfishing #speyfishing
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Tim Wood tied these on one of our favourites patterns the K14A in size 14
#flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #fishinglife #adhfishing
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It is with great regret that we have to report the passing of a friend and talented fly dresser - Don Bastian will always be remembered for sharing his wealth of knowledge on classic American and Rangeley dressing
Rest in Peace Don, we miss you
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NEW SIZE ALERT
CS16/1 PATRiOT Singles now available in sizes 2 and 4 - Bartleet’s getting bigger ‼️
#salmononfly #flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #flytyingart #flytyingnation #pesca #pescatori #pescaconmosca #perhonsidonta #perhokalastusfi #flugbindning #laxfiske #fluefiske #fluebinding#fliegenfischen
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Sylvie Malo-Clark tied this Rusty Rat on an M2 Heavy Single #4
#flytyingjunkie #flytying #flytyingaddict #flytyingnation #flytyingporn #salmonflytying
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Umberto Oreglini tied this Mallard Hen Caddis on Partridge K12ST Sedge/Caddis hook #12
#flytyingnation #flytying #flytyingjunkies #flytyingaddict #troutflies #flytyingporn
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We wish all of our customers, friends and their families a peaceful holiday in these challenging times
#flyfishing #flytyingmaniac #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #flytyingnation #flytyingbench
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Posted @withregram • @jostephenson_fishing Having a play about with some rattles!
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@partridge_hooks - predator minnow, rattles and shrink tube!
@veniards red glister sparkle dubbing
@foxytailsuk Nayat
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#flytying #predatorfly #predatorflyfishing #predator #pike #perch #zander #pikeonfly #perchonfly #ukflytying #streamers #partridgehooks #flytyingnation #hecht #brochet
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of our customers, friends and their families this special year.

Great original tied by Lee Barbee
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Thought for these special times ‼️
#flytyingmaniac #flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddict #flytyingnation #flytyingporn
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For all you Euro-Nymphing Specialists - the ever popular SUJ is now available in LARGER sizes 6’s and 4’s
#flytyingjunkies #flytyingbench #flytyinglife #flytying #flytyingjunkie #flytyingaddicts #euronymphing #competitionbarbless
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Andre Miegies trying out the CS44 Predator Circle hooks on the local Asp. Result 👊🏻
#flytyingmaniac #flytyingdesk #flytyingjunkie #flytying #flytyingaddict #flytyingnation #flytyingporn
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