Tying Video – The Mallard & Claret

This weeks fly is another one requested by a longtime follower of Dressed Irons, it is the Mallard & Claret.  This is another old pattern dating back to the 1850’s.  I was not able to find a great deal of information on the history of this fly.  It is mentioned in Ian Whitelaw’s book The … Read more

Tying Video – Whickham’s Fancy

The Whickham’s Fancy is another very old pattern that I wanted to tie simply because it caught my eye.  It dates back to the 1880’s with some dispute as to who originated the pattern.  It is another wet fly that is in Ray Bergman’s book Trout.  It is located on plate #9 and the recipe … Read more