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  1. Fly Tying
    Ran across this today on YouTube. I'll be ty'n up some of these:
  2. Fly Tying
    Looking to ID this pattern. Not sure where it came from or even how I ended up with it. Thanks, Mark
  3. Fly Tying
    Can anyone point me in the direction of a good cray fish pattern?
  4. General Forum
    Not talking PhD fish here ... even the dry fly happy westlope cutts ... I often find during hopper time when the fish are taking them that as soon as I fish that slightly softer pool with less riff on top -- e.g. really good holding water -- that my hopper patterns (what were working great in...
  5. Saltwater
    Recently I tied a top water sand shrimp pattern and this week I used it for the first time. I was thrilled how well sea-run cutthroat liked the pattern. It had a hookup ratio of about 30 % if a fish took a swip at it. I have a couple of ideas to make this pattern even better with hopefully a...
  6. General Forum
    I created a how to video for a really hot new pattern I started tying last fall. Hope it helps a few of ya!
  7. Fly Tying
    After some 1800 and fresh squeezed lime juice over the rocks this is a sculpin pattern I have begun experimenting with. Given it's wide deer body head with bruiser blend dubbing over the top it should certainly push some water. I was reminded how much fish prey on sculpin this summer when my gf...
  8. Fly Tying
    Came across this tonight while looking for pile worm ideas. Not the best English and definitely a bit of a complicated tie but I thought the overall method was pretty unique and the finished product looks great and I bet it really swims nicely.
  9. Fly Tying
    So I picked this fly for a first classic salmon fly to learn on. Its taken a few tries, and I`m getting closer at any rate. Still not where I want it, and still learning how to do some of the elements. Couldnt get the teal to marry with the barred shoulder. Mark M., I need to learn how to get...
  10. Fly Tying
    2017 is a Fraser River and south coast pink year and I've been asked to tie 3 or 4 different beadhead patterns for pinks on jig hooks. Does anyone have any patterns they have used successfully that would help me to fill this request? Muchly appreciating. I'll post what I have come up with once I...
  11. Anadromous
    First off...this is not a bead thread. If your favorite egg pattern is a bead, great. But don't debate it. So...What is your favorite egg pattern for winter steelhead. For me, I'm not a fan of the traditional glo bug. I like those nuke eggs or a homemade loose yarnball with a small bead tied in...
  12. Anadromous
    Are there any tying classes in the Everett,wa area.
  13. Fly Tying
    I m always trying to convert terminal rigs to flies and highly popular nightmare jig seems like a good candidate. Anyone thought about this at all if so what are some ideas if you look at nightmares they remind me of either a Willy worm or bugger. Would this idea work especially tuning a float rig.
  14. Saltwater
    On Thurs. I had excellent top water action with an improved Delia's squid pattern. It was the first time which I have used a new type of foam head for the pattern. It is made out of a very slick/smooth outer matterial and has double rounded bottom(below photo) which allows the pattern to slide...
  15. Fly Tying
    I've been intrigued over the years with anglers who carry only a few patterns in their fly boxes/wallets, compared to the myriad of flies I typically carry. I'm gonna give this article some serious thought: http://www.flyfisherman.com/fly-tying/yvon-chouinard-lessons-from-a-simple-fly/
  16. Classifieds
    Absolutely beautiful reel. Set up in left hand retrieve. Original Abel reel sleeve and warranty card. In excellent condition with backing. $425 shipped and PayPal'd. Adrian 206-321-1847
  17. Good still water for small ponds

    This from my experience works good on small ponds. I havent been to a lake with it but I would guess that it would work fairly good.
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