Wigram's Brown Nymph - tied by Dick WigramTHE SEAL'S FUR NYMPH
Dick Wigram and Roy Kirk gave Australia the Seal's Fur Nymph but there were others who took it a step further.  Read more.....
SEE PAGE 2 FOR MORE STORIES
Ginger ParadunWARRYN'S GINGER DUN
For fishing on evening on just about any stream in Australia, this is one of the most effective fly patterns to use.
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Ash Caddis Emerger (Dark)EMERGING CADDIS
As Spring progresses, insect hatches will become more
important to the trout and the angler. 
TERMITE TIME
When it comes to termites, the late Warryn Germon had it all worked out.
THE LAST YETI
Mick Hall reflects on some significant flies in his collection
EARLY SEASON
DRY FLIES

Mick anticipates some dry fly fishing early in the trout season......
LITTLE GREEN
WATTLE BEETLE

Mick takes advantage of
a summer resident.....



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Female Sandstone DunMAYFLY LIFECYCLE
The adult Mayfly is without question one of the most imitated insects of them all.  It is the only insect that emerges twice.  Read more....
MICK'S SCRUFFY
A hot, hot fly that is catching fish around the World.
Wigram's Black Beetle

 KOSCIUSZKO DUN

The Kossie Dun, a true Australian icon.  Its history and a new species?  See it to believe it.
Bogong MothTHE BOGONG MOTH
Mick takes advantage of the re-emergence of an old favourite moth.
EARLY SEASON BACKWATER FLIES
Searching flies for the newly flooded edges of
streams and rivers.
Original AdamsTHE LEGENDARY ADAMS
Mick remembers a top fly now that the tying materials are more readily available.
The Kite
FLIES FOR JUST ON DARK
Mick Hall anticipates some dry fly fishing early in the trout season...
PARACHUTE HACKLES -
A HISTORY & CURRENT
DEVELOPMENTS

From Variants to Coq de Leon, altered refraction & UV light.
Possum Emerger
LASER MINNOW
MARK 2

Mick improves a tested fly as new materials become available....
COPPER JOHN VARIANT
Mick goes to New Zealand to discover variants developed by Jim Cree in Lilydale, Australia.....
FROM THE VICE OF RAY BROWN
Mick Hall looks at matching the mayfly hatch.  Read about the Tasmania Collection of Ray Brown....
THE KITE
Mick Hall & Philip Bailey talk about Oliver Kite and report on a variation to his fly, the Imperial...
AUSTRALIAN
WILLOW GRUBS

The Full Story
The WG has gone crazy again, as it did last year.  Here are some answers.....
Mick's Cinnamon Caddis
EP TRIGGER POINT CADDIS PATTERNS
Imitation in its sincerest form.......
Roy's Emerger
ROY CHRISTIE'S
REVERSED EMERGERS

Roy Christie introduces an innovative tying and presentation technique for mayflies.......
The Bag Fly
Giant Tassie Stonefly
THE CHERNOBYL ANT &
TASMANIA'S GIANT
STONEFLIES

Mick Hall examines some big flies to represent big insects for big trout.
SAWYER'S BEAD HEAD
FLASHBACK NYMPH

Mick looks at the rise in popularity of the bead head nymph.
THE BAG FLY REVISITED
Mick updates a very early article in Freshwater Fishing magazine
The Ruby Bug
THE RUBY BUG
Mick tells a story of two flies, both featuring a touch of orange and the effect it can have on our trout....
TUPS INDISPENSABLE
Read about the origin of the "Tups" - an interesting story.  Tying notes.
THE PRINCE NYMPH
Mick looks at a fly pattern that is frequently overlooked by Australian flyfishers.
Prince Nymph
COMPRESSED EMERGERS & DUNS Mick's new method of tying his compressed duns and emergers....