The internet is a great resource for fly tyers and fishers, whether you are in search of materials, explanations of techniques, fishing or simply inspiration. Blogs and forums are not everyone's thing, but I find them to be most interesting: an opportunity to delve into someone else'e experiences, share ideas and share interests.
Here's a couple of patterns I discovered on a forum a while back. Tied by Mick Wilkes ("Sabsman") they epitomise my interest in fly dressing: simple but highly effective.
Proof that they work... I'm sure Mick won't mind me posting a photo of his success:
Mick has kindly sent me some photos of the step-by-step. Take a look at his blog: Mick's Fly Fishing Diary. It showcases some enviable fishing and success.