Category Archives: Pro Team

Fly Tying Simple Copper John Jig by Hackles & Wings

  Simon’s Recommended Materials Hanak H450BL #16 Semperfli Copper or Tungsten Bead Lead Free Wire 0.015 Superglue Semperfli Nano Silk 18/0 Beige Semperfli Lure Wire Copper 0.2mm Goose Biots (For Classic Copper John) or Semperfli Pheasant Tail (Try the Picric Pheasant Tails For Stunning effects) Semperfli Pearl Tinsel Semperfli Swiss Straw Semperfli Peacock Ice Dub

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Hans Van Klinken

Hans Van Klinken – Semperfli Ambassador

There aren’t many people in the fly tying world who do not know of Hans Van Klinken – one of the most preeminent fly tyers in the world, developer of superb flies, writer of stunning articles with stunning photographs and of course one of the best lecturers/teachers be that to children or adults – Hans […]

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Paul Procter Semperfli Pro Team

Paul Procter Joins Semperfli Pro Team

Best known for his prolific writing in the UK’s leading publications, Trout & Salmon and Trout Fisherman, Paul is a qualified AAPGAI instructor at Masters level and is regarded by many to be in the forefront of UK fly fishers and fly tyers. Based in Cumbria, with some 30 years fly fishing experience, Paul provides […]

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Jim Lees Joins Semperfli Pro Team

Jim is not only an amazing fly tyers and extremely quiet and modest man but a stalwart of the Semperfli pro Team. Jim is Ann’s right hand man helping assess tyers for the Semperfli team. Found at most shows around the UK and Ireland Jim produces stunning flies and most importantly they all catch really […]

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Mauro Raspini Joins Semperfli Pro Team

Mauro Raspini has been fly fishing for thirty five years. He began building artificial flies before he had even learned how to cast. He considers building flies a form of art comparable to painting and architecture. An art, which as happens with painting and architecture, involves a lot of knowledge. An art which cannot be […]

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Ciaran Reilly Joins Semperfli Pro Team

Ciaran is a young tyer and angler from Loughrea in County Galway.  He has major achievements in the world of fly fishing and fly dressing. He began fly fishing and dressing at the age of 8 and has become Irelands leading youth angler and fly dresser. Ciaran has represented Ireland at international fly fishing level […]

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