Monday, 25 June 2012

BFFI,British Fly Fair International.

 Well last weekend was the BFFI show, this is the one to go to if you are into fly tying and fly fishing. and have to say thank you Steve and Bridgette for the invite to tie at the show, there stall with every thing you need for the fly tying game. 
 Above my good mate Gareth Lewis, the best man for micro flies.
 And above a good mate Gwylim Hughes, look at that look. what woman could get away after a look like that.
 Gwylim, hard at work with the Beatles.
 Top Irish tier, Peter Keley. nice to catch up and have a good chat with Peter over the weekend, 
 Good old Douglas, great tier of pike flies.
 Close up of one of a lovely pike fly.
 Here they are, Deercreeks boys and girl, Nick Jen back, and Rick and Oliver.
 Dave Wiltshire, tying is great mini flies.
 Dave Ridding, great tier of salmon and sea trout flies. will say picked up a few great tip off him, over the weekend.
 Above, some of Dave's snake flies. 
 What can i say about this man,Paul Little the man that can tie the best flies. and you can learn a lot off him for sure, i will be at his three day class for sure next year. 
 Above a close up of Paul's fly, that he as just finished.  
 Above my good old mate Jindra, tying his fantastic grayling bugs.

Above, David Gurong tying some of is great flies, David is a fine tied of many styles. and below is lovely wife Isabelle, great with here drawing skill at drawing. 

 A photo of a half finished drawing of a salmon fly.
 Above my mate Dewi John Williams. tying is great wet mayflies, and his spey flies.
 Bruno, One fine French classic salmon fly tier.
 Steve Oz, on the Foxy tail stand, another fine salmon fly tier, and in the back ground. big Chris chatting up Sue for some freebees i bet, nice to catch up Sue.
 Above some of Sue's new colors, have to say. some of the best dyeing i have seen for a long time,,
 Here he is, Sean Jones tying some of his great Grayling bugs.
And yours truely, having a go at tying. Cant wait till next year,


  1. It has been a memorable fair, glad to meet you there old friend!

    The charming lady with drawing pens is Isabelle, wife of David Gourong from France. She made a drawing of one of my flies, now I have to find a way to get it mounted.



    1. Hi Jindra, Thanks for the info, i will up date my blog.
      It was great to catch up with you this year, and of course meet up with misses Jindra.

      Take care both, catch up soon.