Posts Tagged ‘Steelhead’
Listen to Famous Swedish fly tyer Mikael Frödin details what he thinks makes a “great fly”
The Balmoral is an iconic Dee fly. Here Davie McPhail shows a detailed tutorial of its construction.
Morten Bundgaard offers his take on this classic salmon fly, with modern materials and construction on a tube.
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.
Loop Akademi Fly Dresser Stuart Foxall demonstrates how to tie his Calvin Shrimp.
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.
The hunt for the perfect Ostrich plume is over, thanks to OPST (Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics)
Learn from OPST guide Trevor Covich how to tie a large intruder for big steelhead and king salmon.
Intruders have transformed from a single pattern to an entire tying style. Check out this version tied on a tube.
Get ready for steelhead and salmon with these two videos with great rigging tips.
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.
Check out the continued fight to protect Key West harbor and wild american steehead, and a cold night on the Blue river.
Anton Pousar tying a scandinavian style tube fly for salmon called Silver Glödhäck.
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.
Two years ago, in a “Baked Alaska” series of events, my buddy Joe Mahler created a peculiar fly called The Strawboss. In that two years the fly has become a standard with Southwest Florida anglers, catching it’s share of backcountry snook, tarpon, redfish, peacock bass and others.