Archive for the ‘featured’ Category
We’ve showed some of Brad McMinns talented artwork in the past in a mix of shirts, stickers, and paintings. Luckily Brad decided to share 4 of his newest (and most impressive) paintings.
In honor of the epic 17-year Cicada emergence this year, I was on an R&D mission for a new fly design. I also wanted the fly to float well enough to support bigger sized droppers, so you’ll see this Cicada pattern incorporates as much foam as possible.
Kai Finbråten and Kristian Solli from Loop Tackle Norway spent a few days fishing for pike this spring. Some big post spawn pike with great slow-motion footage. www.looptackle.com
A short film of the epic Salmonfly fishing on the Henry’s Fork River in Idaho. A few of the guides hit the water on there days off and really had the opportunity to take advantage of the hatch. Learn more and get in on the action www.henrysforkanglers.com
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.
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”.