In the present day we’re trying out the Professor Moist  Fly, tied by Davie McPhail. The Professor is a fly that was invented by a extremely acclaimed Scottish Professor and Angler, John Wilson. The story behind the Professor is that John fell wanting flies while out fishing and to make up for this, he took the petals of a buttercup and mounted them to a hook together with leaves and grass to mimic wings and legs. This association was so profitable that it led John to tie the actual factor and create the broadly in style fly, The Professor. Somewhat trivia: John Wilson tied the primary Professor and Blue Professor while his Brother, James Wilson a Zoologist, created the primary Grizzly King and Queen of the water.

All the supplies wanted to tie this fly can be found from Glasgow Angling Centre as listed beneath, however as all the time, when you want any assist discovering supplies or substitutes then we’ll be blissful to assist. Time to tie the Professor Conventional Moist Fly, with the steerage of Davie McPhail.




Supplies Used:

Extra supplies: Moreover, Davie made use of Varnish, which he utilized to the thread after finishing the fly.

Davie’s most well-liked kind of whip end device could be discovered HERE!

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