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Organize your Fly Tying Station

Organize your Fly Tying Station

Organize your Fly Tying Station If you’re like me, after an hour at the vise, your bench looks like your 5 year old’s playroom, if not worse!  I’ll have a dozen packs of dubbing, hooks, beads, feathers, you name it scattered all over my bench.  […]

Tip of the Week – Tie a Better Egg Pattern 

Tip of the Week – Tie a Better Egg Pattern 

This weeks tip provides some guidance on tying a better egg pattern. This time of the year, fish will be keying on eggs drifting downstream either from spawning brown trout or steelhead.  To take advantage of this, your fly box needs to be stocked with […]

Best Fly Tying Patterns – December

Best Fly Tying Patterns – December

This is the first of a monthly feature highlighting the top fly tiers and patterns from around the world.   What I find truly spectacular is how these tiers can combine materials together and develop a fly that is impressionistic in its profile and proportions.  Furthermore […]

Best Fly Patterns – Terrestrials

Best Fly Patterns – Terrestrials

What are the top terrestrial patterns from around the web?  The Fly Fish Guy has found the best impressionistic and confidence inspiring patterns for your viewing pleasure. # 1 – Unnamed Hopper by Fred Hannie This is truly an impressionistic pattern at its finest.  The […]

Terrestrial Week 2017

Terrestrial Week 2017

Begins July 23rd Terrestrial Week is dedicated to chucking big bugs that catch big fish.  All week we’ll be featuring the best hopper, ant and beetle patterns from around the web as well as tips  and videos to help you be more successful on the […]

Jig Hooks Rock!

Jig Hooks Rock!

Yesterday was my introduction to fishing with tungsten weighted jig hooks.  The week prior I had done a video review of the Hanak jig style hooks and tied a few nymph patterns with these to give them a shot.  If you haven’t fished this style […]