Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Hospodar’
A great looking emerged pattern utilizing a durable and realistic synthetic quill
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.
tutorial of a simple sparse variation of the Muddler Minnow pattern.
A fly tying tutorial of an October Caddis steelhead fly. This fly can be fished with various methods including grease lined, skated with a riffle hitch, or as a wet fly.
Take a look at some Vintage Hardy Perfect Fly reels. These three Salmon sized reels are “pre-war” which means that were made prior to World War 2. From exteriors to inner workings, take a look at each reel on its own and then compare to other vintage reels. 3 1/2 in Salmon Reel 3 3/4 […]
A Variation of a variation best describes this one. A black wing steelhead fly with a bit of natural flash on a heavy iron salmon hook.
How to to tie an Intruder steelhead fly on a waddington shank. This variation of an intruder takes advantage of using both synthetic and natural materials, which allows for the water shedding properties of synthetic and the exceptional movement from the natural materials. Waddington Shank Partridge intruder hook Ice Dub Schlappen Lady Amhurst Tail fibers […]
The Undertaker’s origins are as an Atlantic Salmon fly, but it has been adopted as a proven summer steelhead fly. This version is a bit closer to the Undercoach (Marty Howard’s mash up of the the Undertaker and Steelhead Coachman).
Here is a simple and long lasting way to build sink tips with bulk material and a trick with colored nail knots that allow for easy recongition.
This has become my go to fly for Lake Erie Steelhead. The waddington shank adds enough weight to get the fly down and it is “even weight” the keeps the fly nice and level.
Some photos of Huchen fishing in Slovenia
Late summer/ fall False Albacore have a feeding frenzy on the southern coast of North Carolina. Here is my view of one weekend mid-October 2013.
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
An easy 2 hook baitfish pattern using the GCO 105 hook in sz2.
This is an easy sculphin/baitfish tied on a 60* streamer hook. A simple and effective pattern that can be modified in color or size. While it can be tied on a straight eye streamer hook, I’m a big fan of the look with the 60*