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by Stephen Bradbury
Thu May 05, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: January FOTM - The Eye Fly
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: January FOTM - The Eye Fly

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by Stephen Bradbury
Thu May 05, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: January FOTM - The Eye Fly
Replies: 1
Views: 134

January FOTM - The Eye Fly

January’s fly of the month is the Eye fly, essentially a miniature variation of the Surf Candy fly pattern made famous primarily by American fly tyer Bob Popovics. The Eye fly is a very effective tiny baitfish pattern that is great for hunting smaller baitfish feeding saltwater species like Herring,...
by Stephen Bradbury
Wed Jan 05, 2022 7:55 am
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: December FOTM - The Backing Rod Popper
Replies: 1
Views: 753

Re: December FOTM - The Backing Rod Popper

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by Stephen Bradbury
Wed Jan 05, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: December FOTM - The Backing Rod Popper
Replies: 1
Views: 753

December FOTM - The Backing Rod Popper

December’s fly of the month is the Backing Rod Popper originally shown to us (SWFRWA) by Peter Morse (not sure who actually developed it) as a cheap, easy to tie, popper that creates a good silhouette from below and pushes out heaps of surface commotion. This fly is a very effective popper fly that ...
by Stephen Bradbury
Fri Dec 24, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: November FOTM - The Bunny Fly
Replies: 1
Views: 577

Re: November FOTM - The Bunny Fly

The mono weed/snag guard fitted to these flies can be folded down at 90 degrees or even cut in half into two downward facing tabs after being removed from your fly box before fishing them.
by Stephen Bradbury
Fri Dec 24, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: November FOTM - The Bunny Fly
Replies: 1
Views: 577

November FOTM - The Bunny Fly

November’s fly of the month is the Bunny fly. This fly is a baitfish pattern that has tremendous movement (once zonker strip is properly wetted) in the water due to the fine rabbit hair on the zonker strips used in its construction. Pretty much any fish that eats baitfish can be caught on this fly i...
by Stephen Bradbury
Fri Dec 24, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: October FOTM - The Wooly Bugger
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Re: October FOTM - The Wooly Bugger

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by Stephen Bradbury
Fri Dec 24, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: October FOTM - The Wooly Bugger
Replies: 1
Views: 505

October FOTM - The Wooly Bugger

The October FOTM is the 'Wooly Bugger', this is one of the most popular freshwater flies around the world. This fly is one of the original ‘Wet’ (sub-surface) flies used primarily for Trout and other freshwater species in rivers, streams and lakes, but can also be used in our saltwater estuary syste...
by Stephen Bradbury
Thu Oct 28, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: September FOTM - The Half & Half
Replies: 1
Views: 823

Re: September FOTM - The Half & Half

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by Stephen Bradbury
Thu Oct 28, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: On The Bench
Topic: September FOTM - The Half & Half
Replies: 1
Views: 823

September FOTM - The Half & Half

September’s fly of the month is the Clouseiver or Half & Half. This fly as its name suggests is a combination of the Clouser and Deceiver fly patterns and is one of the most popular deep water, big fish flies around. As with the Clouser and the Deceiver an infinite number of fish species can be caug...