Posts Tagged ‘winter steelhead’

How to Tie an Intruder Fly

How to Tie an Intruder Fly

A sparse version of an Intruder Fly, this spider style Intruder only has one station. The single station of materials still makes use of the intruder fly mechanics to give a large profile and movement with minimal materials. Designed primarily for winter steelhead fishing, this fly could be tied unweighted and various colors to chase other species.

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 […]

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.

One in Winter- by Ryan Peterson

One in Winter- by Ryan Peterson

There are many people who have tried to capture the feel of swinging flies for winter steelhead. In this short film Ryan Peterson, Rich Zellman, and Bo give you a glimpes into their chase of these prized an threatened fish through the State of Jefferson. You can almost feel the damp cold rain and hear […]

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