Wednesday, August 10, 2016

From Pig Skin to Aluminium.

The early NZ fly fisher adopted tried and true, old English patterns, many of which are still used today as a first choice for some older anglers. Partridge breast, Mallard wing, Peacock sword and herl were often used in these patterns. Wet flies were very popular as many anglers would fish early morning and evening hatches.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Koi no takinobori - Photoshop

"Koi no takinobori (鯉の滝登り, Koi's waterfall climbing)" means, "to succeed vigorously in life.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Never Schneider

There's a saying in Austria if you don't catch a fish, you go home "Schneider"...which is a small river fish anyone can catch! Arriving home "Schneider" is considered the lowest point in your fishing career. Used photoshop to create these...cut out bugs using pen tool.