My Fluorescent Green Dabbler

My Fluorescent Green Dabbler

A wet fly that I dont think I can live without for lake fishing for everything. In this blog I hope to explain why it is so good. 


So this fly was originally given to me by Bert Atkins of Garvagh.  I have adapted it slightly and given it my own edge.  I was looking at it the other day and it struck me how many places it has worked really well for me. 

How to tie up and fish New Zealand Style

How to tie up and fish New Zealand Style

Known as Newzealand style or Klink and dink and somtimes dry dropper this meathod can be very effective and definatly one for the river angler, it can work in some stillwater situations were a hanging fly is the secret sauce.  Ive sent out some of these sets this month to my monthly river subscribers on www.bannvalley.com so this should help any of you who need to know the set up and interested folks. 

Self Isolating In a Small Wave

Self Isolating In a Small Wave

Early season Lough tactics for a softer day.

With fishing in the wilds being one of the only appropriate things to be doing right now with the risk of spreading the virus.  I though I would give a short tactic I have found that works on days the wave is not as big and fish are looking for smaller flies.