Posts Tagged ‘Steelhead’

Composite Dubbing Loops with Jerry French

Composite Dubbing Loops with Jerry French

Jerry French is a true steelhead fly tying innovator. He shares his vast knowledge of the construction and benefits of composite dubbing loops that is applicable to any style of tying

Mikael Frödin – What makes a good fly

Mikael Frödin – What makes a good fly

Listen to Famous Swedish fly tyer Mikael Frödin details what he thinks makes a “great fly”

Balmoral Variant Dee Salmon Fly – Davie McPhail

Balmoral Variant Dee Salmon Fly – Davie McPhail

The Balmoral is an iconic Dee fly. Here Davie McPhail shows a detailed tutorial of its construction.

Modern Green Highlander – by Morten Bundgaard

Modern Green Highlander – by Morten Bundgaard

Morten Bundgaard offers his take on this classic salmon fly, with modern materials and construction on a tube.

CASTING A VOICE – Full Length Film

CASTING A VOICE – Full Length Film

This film examines the value of the Skeena River and its fish, and the steadily growing risks it faces to development and energy transportation proposals.

Calvin Shrimp Intruder by Stuart Foxall

Calvin Shrimp Intruder by Stuart Foxall

Loop Akademi Fly Dresser Stuart Foxall demonstrates how to tie his Calvin Shrimp.

How to Tie Jerry French’s Skinny Hoh Fly

How to Tie Jerry French’s Skinny Hoh Fly

OPST’s newest fly tying video on how to Tie Jerry French’s Skinny Hoh fly. The Skinny Hoh is a slimmed-down version of Jerry French’s Dirty Hoh, a cross between an intruder and a string leech. It features composite loops, which Jerry uses to put multiple materials in a dubbing loop for a totally unique look and action. This video gives a great step by step instruction to the composite loop, as well as the twisted hitch, Jerry’s way of securing a hook to a rabbit strip so that it will never come loose or foul.

Barred Ostrich from OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics)

Barred Ostrich from OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics)

The hunt for the perfect Ostrich plume is over, thanks to OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics)

Tying an Intruder with Trevor Covich – by OPST

Tying an Intruder with Trevor Covich – by OPST

Learn from OPST guide Trevor Covich how to tie a large intruder for big steelhead and king salmon.

Stu’s Intruder – Cascadia Fly Shop

Stu’s Intruder – Cascadia Fly Shop

Intruders have transformed from a single pattern to an entire tying style. Check out this version tied on a tube.

Tube Flies and Beads – Rigging for Steelhead and Salmon

Tube Flies and Beads – Rigging for Steelhead and Salmon

Get ready for steelhead and salmon with these two videos with great rigging tips.

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.

Hatches Theater- Silver lining, Blue Nights, and Steelhead Plight

Hatches Theater- Silver lining, Blue Nights, and Steelhead Plight

Check out the continued fight to protect Key West harbor and wild american steehead, and a cold night on the Blue river.

Silver Glödhäck- by Anton Pousar

Silver Glödhäck- by Anton Pousar

Anton Pousar tying a scandinavian style tube fly for salmon called Silver Glödhäck.

Lady Caroline- by Timo Kontio

Lady Caroline- by Timo Kontio

A time tested salmon and steelhead pattern, the Lady Caroline, tied by Timo Kontio. Watch Timo’s excellent clean and detailed technique of a fly that should be in every angler’s box.

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