Martin Westbeek

Den kendte hollandske fluebinder, Martin Westbeek.
Den kendte hollandske fluebinder, Martin Westbeek.

Fluebinder fra Holland

Martin Westbeek er en inkarneret lystfisker og fluebinder, der elsker at fiske efter ørred, havørred og stalling.

Martin Westbeek begyndte at binde fluer i starten af 1980érne. Han vandt priser ved fluebindingskonkurrencer og begyndte at binde på shows og demoer.

Efter den tid ar han blevet en tilbagevendende fluebinder ved shows i England, Tyskland, Danmark, Belgien og Holland. Martin Westbeek har også bundet fluer i USA, Italien og Sverige, og holder demonstrationer i foreninger, klubber og hos grejforhandlere i Holland.

Han er medlem af Whiting, Daiichi og Swiss CDC Pro Teams. Hans fluer vil også være kendte fra bøger som Leeson/Schollmeyer book Tying Emergers.

Nogle af Martin Westbeeks fluer er udstillet som en del af Master’s Collection på Catskills Fly Fishing Museum i USA.

Martin Westbeek glæder sig til Skjern Å Lystfiskerfestival, hvor han vil binde fluer af Wulff typen, hans Paraloop Emerger, en Red Ant og en enkel men meget effektiv CDC flue.

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Fly tier from Holland

Martin Westbeek is an avid fly fisherman and fly tier, who loves to fish for trout, sea trout and grayling. Martin started tying in the 80s, won prizes at some fly tying competitions, and started to tie at shows and demos.

Meanwhile he has been a regular tier at shows in Britain, Germany, Denmark, Belgium and Holland. Martin also tied in the USA, Italy and Sweden, and does demos at clubs and flyshops in Holland.

He is a member of the Whiting, Daiichi and Swiss CDC Pro Teams, and flies of his appeared in books, such as the Leeson/Schollmeyer book Tying Emergers.

Some of his flies are part of the Master’s Collection of the Catskills Fly Fishing Museum in the USA.

His website is: www.flylab.nl.

During the FlyFair Martin will tie Wulff type flies, his Paraloop Emerger, a Red Ant and a simple but very effective CDC fly.