Firstly they don’t start of wet, but once you have these pulled through the water and the resultant trout catch onto the end of them, they end up wet. Wet flies are hugely popular and a very traditional way of fly fishing. As you may have guessed wet generally means sub surface, where dry means on top of the surface.
River Fishing Flies have over 200 wet fly patterns. We strongly believe they are all trusted and tested to deserve a spot in your box. Most of all the humble wet fly is undoubtedly an essential part of your trout fishing journey. From simple Black Spiders all the way to the Blue Bottle wet fly. You will find River Fishing Flies have an excellent range which will suit all UK and European waters. Wet fly size varies from water to water and style of fishing. Our most popular sizes are 12 and 14 and our most popular pattern is the Black Spider and Connemara Black. These tend to be very popular and when fished with a dropper as such provide reliable results out on the water.
Our wet fly range is based on traditional type patterns. We have developed our own range and variations. And these have been tested and proved very trust worthy indeed. For River Fishing Flies tying quality is essential. All Trout Fishing Flies must be hard wearing and for our case last a season. We check and quality control all flies to ensure all heads are varnished properly and the silk is tightly drawn over the head. Anything that falls short of this expectation we reject and strip back.
Sharing your success
Like any style of fly fishing to get the most success, it is important to read what insect life is on the water. In addition it is also handy to know what works well fly wise on the water you are fishing. Speak to fellow fishers and check the returns cards to see what is catching in a prolific fashion and this will bring you the most success. Furthermore we highly recommend checking out some articles in Trout Fisherman Magazine also. This is a great source for all things relating to fly fishing and helps you have a better experience on the day.
Remember all our flies are hand tied only by artisan fly specialists using branded high quality carbon steel hooks. We therefore take our quality seriously but also keep our prices way low so that you can enjoy your sport for less.
Tight lines from the team at River Fishing Flies UK
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