Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Hospodar’

Parachute BWO – Blue Wing Olive Dry Fly

Parachute BWO – Blue Wing Olive Dry Fly

BWOs are a main staple on trout waters throughout the US. With the techniques in this video you can easily change size to meet local hatches or even swap out color and size to match other mayfly hatches

Synthetic Quill Emerger

Synthetic Quill Emerger

A great looking emerged pattern utilizing a durable and realistic synthetic quill

Orange Heron Intruder Fly

Orange Heron Intruder Fly

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.

Muddler Minnow – Kevin Hospodar

Muddler Minnow – Kevin Hospodar

tutorial of a simple sparse variation of the Muddler Minnow pattern.

October Caddis – Kevin Hospodar

October Caddis – Kevin Hospodar

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.

Vintage Hardy Perfect Fly Reels

Vintage Hardy Perfect Fly Reels

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 […]

Hairwing Black Dose Variation – Steelhead Fly

Hairwing Black Dose Variation – Steelhead Fly

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 tie an Intruder Steelhead Fly

How to tie an Intruder Steelhead Fly

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 […]

Undertaker Variation – Kevin Hospodar

Undertaker Variation – Kevin Hospodar

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).

How To – Build Sink Tips with T-14

How To – Build Sink Tips with T-14

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.

Emerald Shanker – by Kevin Hospodar

Emerald Shanker – by Kevin Hospodar

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.

Fishing for Huchen in Slovenia – Kevin Hospodar

Fishing for Huchen in Slovenia – Kevin Hospodar

Some photos of Huchen fishing in Slovenia

North Carolina False Albacore – Kevin Hospodar

North Carolina False Albacore – Kevin Hospodar

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.

May to June Freestone- Kevin Hospodar

May to June Freestone- Kevin Hospodar

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

Artriculated Baitfish- Kevin Hospodar

Artriculated Baitfish- Kevin Hospodar

An easy 2 hook baitfish pattern using the GCO 105 hook in sz2.

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