A Selection of Popular Irish Hackled wet fly patterns:
Bibio; Soldier Palmer; Black Pennell; Clan Chief; zulu Black; Grey Ghost
Here is a selection of popular Irish dry Flies.
They are traditionally fish on top of the water to imitate numerous insects. The hackles of the fly copy insect leg movements on the water. In summer time when trout feed on them at night it’s called ‘the nightrise’.
No hard or fact rules apply when retrieving.
Here is a selection of popular Irish May flies.
As the name suggest they hatch in May. They are fished along the top of the water to mimic the mayfly. The hackles of the fly copy insect leg movements on the water. Trout go into a feeding frenzy when they appear and many a specimen has been caught. No hard or fast rules apply when retrieving.
The Flies which are not pictured are Yellow Drake: Mayfly Goshling: Mayfly Silhouette: French Partridge: Mayfly Par