Tying The Ayrshire Man Salmon Fly with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Ayrshire Man, a fly which contains all the favourite colours and materials of the modern Salmon fly fisherman!

Materials Used:

Hook - Partridge Salar Double
Thread - Black Unithread 8/0
Tag and Rib - Medium Oval Gold tinsel
Tail - Polar Fiber or Bucktail dyed Hot Orange
Body- Black UniFloss
First Hackle - Chinese Cock dyed Sunburst or Orange
Wing - Black Bucktail, Pearl Krystal Flash and Hot Orange Arctic Fox
Cheeks - Jungle Cock
Front Hackle - Hot Orange Badger

Davies preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes we will be more than happy to help!