European Fly Fishing Association

The Evening Star

Marc André Laubscher

Tying instructions

The patterns of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826 - 1901) are the most complex &beautiful salmon flies during the Victorian era. Tying such flies is a great experience, a way to remember the honorable English tyers.

Quotation, George M. Kelson:
"Major Traherne is the master of infinite elaboration. There are no salmon flies in creation requiring so much patient work to dress well as Major Traherne`s".

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