Posts Tagged ‘Tube fly’

Mikael Frödin Willy Gunn

Mikael Frödin Willy Gunn

The famous Swedish salmon angler and fly tier Mikael Frödin ties a modern renderation of a classic hair winged salmon fly the Willie Gunn.

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.

Fuschia Flocker

Fuschia Flocker

Check out this massive tube fly streamer using Hedron Falshabou

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.

Silver Glödhäck- by Anton Pousar

Silver Glödhäck- by Anton Pousar

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

April Vokey ties an Intruder style fly

April Vokey ties an Intruder style fly

April Vokey ties her version of an Intruder at a fly show in Germany. Not much talking/instruction, my guess due to the language barrier, but still a great video on how to tie this popular fly on a tube.

Hybrid Sculpin- by Nick Pionessa

Hybrid Sculpin- by Nick Pionessa

The fly is designed to create the wide, almost triangular, shape of a sculpin but avoid the usual deer hair or wool headed designs. The marabou wrapped over the zonker strip also helps to bulk up the body, especially in the front and then have a nice taper going right down to the zonker strip with the tip of that extending just beyond the marabou tips to represent their slim tail end.

Winters Hope on ProTube

Winters Hope on ProTube

Winters Hope is a great steelhead pattern developed by Bill McMillan in the 1970s. While the original is tied on a eye up salmon hook or steelhead iron, Tony Torrence ties his version on a Pro Tube. Tube fly construction can be a bit confusing to a tier just getting started, but as Tony shows, […]

Burned Schlappen Spey by Nick Pionessa

Burned Schlappen Spey by Nick Pionessa

This effective Steelhead pattern by Nick Pionessa. With Nick’s detailed instructions, you have the foundation for an endless combinations of colors and materials.

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