“.......Pleasure is spread through the earth, In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find”
“ We fish for pleasure; I for Mine,you for yours” Leisenring”s Notebooks
Welcome to the International Brotherhood of the Flymph!
This site is dedicated to Jim Leisenring and V.S.”Pete” Hidy, as well as the storied men who contibute to our sport,past present and future in the pursuit ,understanding and teaching of fishing these deceptively simple flies. Be it Spiders, Wingless Wet,. Winged Wets, Flymphs or Soft Hackles , whatever you chose to call them, they work.
Stewart’s Black Spider
Hare’s Lug and Plover
Here are two classic examples of the Flymph. These flies were tied by Pete Hidy and where included in his Open Letter to the International Society of Flymph Fishermen in 1973.