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With the hint of fall in the air, what better time to brush up on our quest for Great Lakes steelhead than with a review of Rick Kustich’s book. Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead is a sort of follow up book to Rick and Jerry Kustich’s 1999 book Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead.
Have trouble finding the best 5wt trout line? Are the modern spey lines confusing and intimidating? Want to know more about all the new Skagit and Scandi variations? Well Rio breaks it all down in these 3 informative videos.
Check out Lucas Langton’s adaptation of the x-caddis. The difference between this pattern and a traditional X-caddis pattern is the body material and the foam hidden in the wing..
We showed how to tie the Ghetto Tramp … Now its time for Brian Wise to give it his variation.
The transition from May to June is one of my favorites. Everything is bright green, the warm is not too hot, streams are still full with spring runoff/rain, and the fish are looking up. Here are a few shots from a quick evening fish. See more at www.kevinhoss.com or Kevin@hatchesmagazine.com
Showcasing the artisans of the Portland Oregon area, Shwood features Aaron Bomboo Fly Rods.
Capt. Mad Mike Benson shows how to tie his Copperhead Crab, a deadly for tailing redfish in the grass. I have personally had multiple redfish eat this fly… then I promptly miss a hookset or break them off. On a trip to North Carolina last summer I “borrowed” a few to take home, and they […]
In a video genre that has become fast edits, hero shots, and extensive exotic fishing locations… “Focus” is a breath of fresh air. Bugs hatching, a fly, one fish.
Some great videos of Missouri Browns, Virginia Musky, and San Diego Makos
Brian Wise takes one a great streamer pattern, Nick Granato’s Sasquatch.
A great step-by-step of how to tie a midge emerger based on the style of popular Italian fly tier Agostino Roncallo.
A great short film addressing the issues of a river that has given more to the sport of fly fishing than any other, and why it has given enough.
Isonychias or “ISOs” for short are a very popular and productive hatch in the east and midwest. Tightlines Productions and Matt Grobert team up for this tying video with some great technique and pointers for creating parachute flies.
An interesting take on a widely popular fly. The use of CDC allows for extra movement and trapping of some micro air bubbles for an extra buggy look.
I love fishing poppers for bass, it’s nearly as exciting to me as big brown trout on dry flies. “The Zudbubbler” when tied properly, this is one effective and durable bug. Nearly any color combination is possible, but my favorites include combinations of yellow, green, black and orange.