Oregon’s North Umpqua River is one of the most important ecological areas in the Northwest, providing more than many miles of high-quality habitat for salmon, steelhead, trout and other native species. And Steamboat Creek is the most productive steelhead tributary on the North Umpqua. It deserves protection as a steelhead sanctuary, and it is only fitting to also honor World War II veteran and conservation legend Frank Moore in doing so.
A versatile and easy to tie pattern, check out the BWO emerger.
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 […]
Matt from Loon shows off the Jigawockie, a hotspot deep fishing nymph.
Highly Duplicated and Often Hated… the Squirmy Wormy
Yeti has been producing some great products over the years. Check out what happens when they shed some light on 2 opposite ends of the world, Cosmoledo and Kamchatka.
These small and delicate nymphs were invented by Spanish fisherman competitors and are used for aprox 6 years
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.
A large profile streamer that had endless variations of color and size.
Regal Vises have been around for along time. If you polled fly tiers on all the vises they have used, Regal would probably hold a top spot. They are dependable, timeless, and made in the USA. Check out their newest model, the Revolution
From a single hook to a Triple-Articulated beast….Kris Keller’s 3 Pack Shaker. This thing is a best, loads of movement, loads of kick–killer streamer!! ~Recipe~ Rear Hook – TMC 5263 #2 Tail – Marabou Body – Polar Chenille Flymen Articulated Shank Complex Twist Body Front Hook Hook – Gamakatsu sp11-3l3h 2/0 Arctic Fox Complex Twist […]
Every spring, the bristle worms (kind of a annelid) swarming in the Baltic Sea and the sea trouts are feeding like crazy on these worms and you really should have a worm pattern in your fly box, because you’ll never now, when the swarming will start. This worm pattern moves fantastic in the water and […]
Learn from veteran Alaskan guide Trevor Covich how to tie his fun and extremely effective squid fly. Trevor goes into detail on the composite loop, a technique that will revolutionize your fly tying. This squid pattern has been crafted on some of the best king salmon water on the planet, where hookups are numerous and […]
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 […]
All Hatch reels are made in the USA in Southern California. Their unique design allows for a since piece cage and a single piece spool. Through their use of carrying sized arbors on the spools a single reel can fit into a range (three) of line/rod weight classes.