Seeing Red

An article on fly choice, by Alan.

Once only can I remember seeing red, but lets not go there. Recently I discovered that my local trout see red in a very interesting way.

The lochs in my part of the Highlands are acidic; this is from the peat that blankets this part of the world. There are still people who cut and dry this for household fuel… Read the full article here

To go with this article I have produced sets of the flies featured.

The set consists of Cardinal Palmer, Red Zulu, Ke-He, Black Penell Varient (red) Two of each pattern.

Loch and Lake Flies,

Sets of flies ideal for loch style fishing on any still water

Classic Palmered Bob Flies.

A selection of the best traditional top dropper flies given a modern twist.

Dibble one in the surface and keep a firm hold on your rod!

Point Flies.

Slimmer tied point flies for the first fly on the cast.

Flies for River and Stream


Simple but deadly. In either black or olive.

Custom Fly Tying

Any of the flies on Crackaig Flies can be tied to your own specification.

If you would like any of the flies featured on the site please contact us using our form here.

The Red Flies £9.99 per set

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