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BEHR Fishing Products

BEHR Fishing Products

It was back in the summer of 1977 when Manfred Behr began his business in his garage, producing handmade polysterene floats for use by his match fishing team. Within a very short time it was also supplying these floats to local shops and significantly to keen anglers in England. In…

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What you need to have in your Fly Fishing Tackle Set?

What you need to have in your Fly Fishing Tackle Set?

Fly fishing tackle comprises the fishing tackle or equipment typically used by fly anglers. Fly fishing tackle includes:  Artificial flies - ultralight fishing lure used to imitate flying insects and small crustaceans Fly rods - a specialized type of light fishing rod designed to cast fly line and artificial flies Fly reels - a…

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Wulff Artificial Flies

Wulff Artificial Flies

In 1930, Lee Wulff designed three innovative dry flies to fish with on the Esopus and other Catskill rivers. He called the flies the Ausable Gray, Coffin May and Bucktail Coachman. They were high floating, full bodied flies with hair wings and tails. They proved exceptionally effective for trout and…

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Woolly Bugger

Woolly Bugger

The Woolly Bugger is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or streamer and is fished under the water surface. It is a popular and widely used pattern for both freshwater and saltwater game fish and is generally listed as one of the top patterns to have in…

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Woolly Worm Artificial Wet Fly

Woolly Worm Artificial Wet Fly

The Woolly Worm is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or nymph and is fished under the water surface. It is a popular pattern for freshwater game fish and was a very popular fly in the 1950s–1970s in the west. Charles Brooks in Nymph Fishing for Larger…

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Terrestrial Flies

Terrestrial Flies

Terrestrial flies are a broad group of artificial flies used by fly anglers to imitate terrestrial insects that fall prey to fish in rivers, streams and lakes. Most typical are patterns imitating grasshoppers, crickets, ants, beetles, leaf hoppers, cicadas and moths. Terrestrial fly patterns as a class of artificial was…

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Surf Candy Artificial Fly

Surf Candy Artificial Fly

Surf Candy is style of artificial fly used primarily in saltwater fly fishing to imitate small sand eels and other small baitfish. The style was developed by American fly tier Bob Popovics in the 1970s for bluefish, tuna and striped bass on the Atlantic coast.Surf Candy as a saltwater fly…

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Royal Wulff Fly

Royal Wulff Fly

The Royal Wulff is a popular artificial fly used for dry fly fishing. It is an attractor pattern and a descendant of both the Royal Coachman fly and the Wulff style of hair wing flies named for Lee Wulff.The adoption of the hairwing patterns that eventually became the Wulff dry…

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Sakasa Kebari or Reverse-hackle Fly

Sakasa Kebari or Reverse-hackle Fly

The Sakasa Kebari or reverse-hackle fly is an artificial fly most associated with the Japanese style of tenkara fishing but can be used in most freshwater fly fishing. The Sakasa Kebari is usually defined by firstly its reverse hackle and secondly by its simplicity[ as compared to western style flies.…

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Royal Coachman Artificial  Fly

Royal Coachman Artificial Fly

The Royal Coachman is an artificial fly that has been tied as a wet fly, dry fly and streamer pattern. Today, the Royal Coachman and its variations are tied mostly as dry flies and fished floating on the water surface. It is a popular and widely used pattern for freshwater…

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