Ian Troup Guide Flies

Top Guide Flies with Ian Troup.

Ian gives easy-fly tying information on his favourite flies and tips on how to fish them.

This was recorded on a club Zoom call and the quality of the video is consistent with the band width restrictions.

Here is Part One of the two part series.

For your convenience here is a timeline synopsis of the video.

  • 5:00 Zebra Midge variant.
  • 10:00 Euro-nymphing technique.
  • 20:00 Euro Hare’s Ear Bead Head nymph.
  • 22:56 Walt’s Worm.
  • 33:47 Pheasant Tail Nymph.
  • 22 F Caddis.
  • 42:32 CDC Mayfly.
  • 45:52 Spanish Mayfly.
  • 50:53 Baron Roho.
  • 51:45 Coffee Bean Fly.
  • 53:45 Championship Caddis.

and below is Ian Troup Guide Flies. Part 2

Timeline:

  • 0:26 Thundercreek minnow
  • 1:10 Sparkle Minnow Streamer
  • Casting a streamer
  • Fly selection
  • 10:25 Simple Midge pattern
  • 14:10 Use a Mayfly Spinner first thing in the morning
  • 16:40 Drone Stonefly
  • 23:21 How to keep the dry fly floating
  • 25:00 Greasing the leader
  • 26:00 Picking the fly off the water
  • 29:00 Co-polymer is better for dry fly fishing
  • 30:00 Fly presentation skills
  • 36:45 Balancing rod with reel
  • 39:30 Steelhead fly choices
  • 44:10 Constructing a loop dropper rig
  • 45:48 The Davy Knot

david williams

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