The Cascadia Fly Shop (http://www.cascadiaflyshop.com) know a thing or two about steelhead and salmon with the Willamette River in their back yard. Check out these two videos with some great tips on rigging as the season kicks off.
“When you take a look at tube-fly tying materials it can get pretty overwhelming. Here are a few styles we use when prepping our tubes before tying materials on. This also shows how HMH micro tubing allows you to nest standard cones and beads, along with tube specific ones. Next video will show how we like to rig the entire system once the fly has been tied.”
And as hard as some try….can’t forget beads