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Stuart Wardle Durham Fly Fishing Bio:


Stuart Wardle A fanatical fly fisherman and licensed coach who has been lucky to have fished with some great fishermen in many fantastic places around the world. The North of England and Scottish Borders are very special places and have some beautiful and fantastic waters to fly fish. I'm still learning the craft after more than 30years and I hope the flyfishing journey will never end. Fly Fishing Bio: 1967 first perch on a worm 1999 England International; 2002 CEFF Chairman 2006 Team England Rivers Manager; 2010 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (Wales) 2011 Started The Durham Fly Fishing Company; 2012 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (Tasmania); 2012 Appointed Head Coach to the Angling Trust/ADB Talent Pathway Programme; 2014 Commonwealth Team Silver Medal (England); 2014 Launch of www.flyfishingvideoguide.com Commonwealth Team Member Canada 2016

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A belter of a fly..."Stuie's Perfect Olive" a bit on fly design ...and the trouts window

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, In : Flies and Tackle 
As you all know "The Lifter" is a favorite of mine and many clients go to dry pattern for searching the water and covering rising fish. However there are many times when the fish get locked onto small uprights.
A key trigger is often the wing appearing in the trouts window ( Check out Vince Marinaro  "The Ring of the Rise" which has been a major influence on my dry fly fishing )


So here we have it.. ..my  "Perfect Olive" or "Stuie's Olive"   even though my good pal Charles Jardine did credit it...
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The must have fly ....... "The Lifter"

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : Flies and Tackle 
The Mk1 Lifter Dressing:
Hook: TMC 103bl 13/15/17;

Body Thread : Danvilles 6-0 Yellow;
Tail/Shuck: Turralls Ginger Polywing;
Thorax: Dubbed Hares Ear;
Underwing: Para Post Yarn (Dun)
Overwing: Elk
Head: Dubbed Hares Ear

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Need some Fly Fishing Tackle or Gear ???

Posted by Stuart Wardle on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, In : Flies and Tackle 
As the new 2013 season kicks off remember If you require any tackle, equipment or fly tying materials or just simply want some impartial advice, please get in touch and let DFF Co help by sourcing the best available and at extremely competitive prices.

Because we are not ...tied to any supplier, we have access to a huge range of fly fishing & fly tying gear, let the DFF Co take the hassle out of searching for what you need. Just get in touch and see what we can do to help.
Remember advice is ...

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