Articles By: Kevin Hospodar
Materials: Hook: Caddis #14 Daiichi D1130 Thread: yellow body tread Devaux and 17/0 UniThread Tail: Coq de Leon Underbody: yellow Devaux nody thread Body: olive lurefil Torax: super nymph dubbing or dubbing from hare mask mix with syntethic dubbing Wingcase: pearl scudback Heavy: tungsten bead 3mm Tie in your tail and lay a thread base [...]
Learn how to tie a high riding variation of the tried and true Rusty Spinner that will allow you to fish more effectively in low light.
The Crazy Carl employs some of our favorite fishy materials. The fly can be tied with or without eyes and has worked great in the Northern Bahamas and Northern Florida Keys. Good color combinations include white, tan and pink.
Maryland DNR show how they collect and tag native brook trout in the Savage River watershed. A really neat insight to catching, tagging, fin clipping, and releasing a specimen.
The Simms SHOOT OUT took place in late April. Check out the entries for this invite-only film festival.
Lucas shows a great tutorial of a emerged/ cripple pattern. With some tweaks to color and size, this can be an effective fly on any body of water.
The Flavio is a western green drake emerger. Hans does a great detailed video on how to tie this very effective fly.
Brian Wise is back at it with another big meaty streamer, there are lots of color combos… so get creative.
TFO rolls out their new Custom Rod Shop. A truly performing and casting rod, with custom features and mid level production price.
Mossy’s Fly Shop and CrossCurrent TV teamed up for this great video on how to create loops in various types of fly line… Lots of great info!
Two great videos from opposite ends of North America. Gaspe Atlantic Salmon eating dry flies in gin clear water and last winter brown trout in Montana spring creeks.
Curious about tube flies? Want to know the basic rigging? Looking for some tube inspiration?
Check out this clip from the “Anatomy of a Tube Fly”.
Two great steelhead videos and a preview for a pretty cool series coming from the central part of the US.
James, Eric, Tim, Jeff, Curly, and Mark had a week and they ran for the coast. Steelheading some of the most amazing water that the North West offers.
The Quill Gordon is perhaps one of the most widely known dry flies, originated by Theodore Gordon around the turn of the 20th century. Over 100 years laters Tightlines showcases Allen Landheer’s Quill Gordon Emerger.