Ireland on the Fly
Ireland on the Fly
Davie McPhail’s fly tying – and fly fishing - life

Davie McPhail’s fly tying – and fly fishing - life

Davie McPhail at home at his fly tying desk.

For those of you kicking your fly tying season into gear over the coming weeks and months we’ve a special guest on this week’s show.

Davie McPhail, the legendary Scottish fly tier, joins us to discuss his career in fly fishing, how he got started in fly tying, his huge online following via YouTube, and he gives us some tips and advice for improving your fly tying…..

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 Fulling Mill Competition


If you’re a fly tyer or want to get into fly tying then this is for you….

Ireland on the Fly have teamed up with Fulling Mill to give away a box of fly tying materials – with free shipping – to one lucky listener each week.

With more than 1,400 products to choose from, each perfectly packed by hand, their new range of fly tying materials warrants closer inspection.

The selection of dubbing materials is comprehensive to cover whatever you want to dress, from tiny dries to Saltwater Streamers, it is all there and some great UV mixes as well.

From the individually preened marabou feathers to the top-secret treatment applied to their NEW Ultra Dry Yarn, the whole range is packed with stand out new products, all generously served up for your benefit in a neat array of colours and sizes.

From Zonkers to CDC, Bucktail to Deer Belly, they’ve done a fantastic job, just be sure to check it out for yourselves.

So, to be in with a chance of winning the £50 worth of materials, just answer the following question:

How many subscribers does Davie McPhail have on his YouTube channel?

Email your answer to and we’ll announce the winner on next week’s show.

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