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Book Review by Vern-o “Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead”

Book Review by Vern-o “Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead”

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.

Inspiration: Nemo- by Vern-O

Inspiration: Nemo- by Vern-O

Vern-O breaking out of the winter tying rut during the “Nemo” storm. Read and see more at http://vern-o.blogspot.com/

The Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer- by Scott Lewis

The Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer- by Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis from Alpha Trout Outfitters gives his take on the Rat/Squirrel Pole Dancer fly. Centered around creating a “Walk the Dog” action of a topwater Zara Spook.

Theriault Family Farm- by Vern-O

Theriault Family Farm- by Vern-O

As you travel North from Bangor, Maine the exits get fewer, the mountains get taller, and the speed limit signs on the interstate read 75 mph. In the shadow of Mount Katahdin lies a small town known as Stacyville, Maine.

Birth of the Bat Wings- by Vern-O

Birth of the Bat Wings- by Vern-O

This has it all, from creation to a fish on the bank, the story of the Bat Wing. Be sure to watch the 2 part video tutorial as well.

Alec Jackson the Man Behind the Hooks….and a whole lot more. By VERN-O

Alec Jackson the Man Behind the Hooks….and a whole lot more. By VERN-O

When it comes to Spey flies you can’t get away from the name Alec Jackson. Most recognizable in the series of Daiichi brand hooks that he developed. As I sit at my vise and tie spey fly after Spey fly, his name keeps flashing in front of me. I keep asking who is Alec Jackson and how did he get his name on every pack of these elegant and beyond durable hooks?

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