Articles By: Kevin Hospodar
A great looking emerged pattern utilizing a durable and realistic synthetic quill
“Then the epiphany. I didn’t need a drift boat, I needed a raft. ” Alex Cerveniak walks through his decision to move from a hard boat to a Stealthcraft Raft.
Winged Nymphs for Dynamic Nymphing Winged Nymphs for Dynamic Nymphing could be considered a new frontier in fishing nymphs and a new way to tie flies. Some fly tiers consider them ugly. In terms of a classic construction and after the traditional rules to tie a nymph, these flies are quite ugly. These flies don’t […]
The Pattegrisen Shrimp (aka the Pink Pig) is a great shrimp imitation for saltwater. Change up some colors and you’d have a great freshwater crawfish pattern as well.
The zonker is a tried-and-tested model when it comes to imitating small fish, in this case I take advantage of the Pro Tube tube system to combine aspects that make this fly an excellent lure for the practice of spinning or Fly in search of great predators, the propeller adds a plus of attraction for those situations in which the water presents null or low visibility.
A quick look at some new wading boots from Korkers. There are two new models to look at the Darkhorse wading boot and the Hatchback Wading boot. The Darkhorse is a more traditionally styled wading boot, while the Hatchback has a unique and cutting edge design of rear entry.
A detailed look at not only matting and framing flies, but also how to build the custom frame.
Hatches Theater – A collection of Fly Fishing Videos
Capt Joe Benton from The Charleston Angler in Charleston, SC shows us a simple way to tie up an EP baitfish fly perfect for catching redfish, tarpon and snook.
A variation of the Orange Heron spey fly and the Intruder. Tied on a 45mm waddington shank, this is an unweighted fly to be swung for Steelhead.
The TyWheel provides a magnetic work surface that puts your tools, hooks, and materials conveniently in front of you. In addition, modular attachments make your work station customizable to your specific needs. Your vise is instantly converted into a portable fly tying machine you can easily stow and take with you on your trip to […]
A quick and effective safe hackle to swing for trout.
Visit Greenland for Arctic Char, Terrace BC for Steelhead, and a remote Atoll for Bonefish
Nothing is more polarizing in fly fishing than the phrase “Competitive Fly Fishing”. These events range from local grassroots gatherings to large international events.
A take on a large articulated streamer fly. It’s a Zonker style tie using muskrat fur strips for the wing, and Woolly Sparkle Dub for the head/shoulder build up. Has proven super effective for most predators – especially for brown trout and sea run brown.