Glen & Wayne give you a sneak peak into their fly boxes and reinforce that a well-stocked fly box is a necessity for successful spring creek fly fishing.
Chris Helm & Glen Weisner tie an assortment of very popular flies using a wide rage of different hair, including calf body hair, calf tail, moose body hair, elk hair, whitetail body hair, bull elk, cow elk and elk mane. Gel spun thread and material selection are highlighted along with using the correct side of a peacock Read more about Working with Hair – Tips & Techniques for dry flies with Chris Helm & Glen Weisner[…]
Two dear hair experts provide detailed instruction on stacking a bass bug. The Rattlesnake, as well as spinning “mixed” hair for The Rubber Tailed Popper.
“ The Other Hatch” is compilation of their most productive Terrestrial patterns that are durable enough to withstand a 50 bluegill afternoon in your favorite farm pond and creative enough to be presented on virtually any trout water setting.
Learn to tie 17 best-selling patterns for trout, bass, and saltwater flats species such as bonefish and permit. Over 750 step-by-step photos 60 pattern recipes, with author’s favorite variations
Whether they use one or not, most tiers do not understand the full potential of a rotary vise–including many of the leading fly tiers in the industry. Most tiers are still just using them to see the bottom of the flies they are tying, but their uses and advantages go far beyond this. Now with Read more about Rotary Fly Tying Techniques By: Al & Gretchen Beatty[…]
Readers will discover the most effective, most original, and most historic flies published in the 30-year history of Fly Rod & Reel magazine. The book is filled with fly-tying tips and fly-pattern designs straight from Fly Rod & Reel, contributors such as Darrel Martin, A.K. Best, Ted Leeson and many others; all make this a Read more about Fly Tying: 30 Years of Tips and Tricks and Patterns By: Joe Healy and Ted Leeson[…]
Strategies for selective trout in clear water. New patterns designed for spring creeks and how to fish them. Simple explanations of the major hatches on spring creeks across the country Spring creeks, those rare waters that flow right out of the earth–in whole or in part–are both a blessing and a curse for anglers. They Read more about Spring Creek Strategies: Hatches, Patterns, and Techniques By: Mike Heck[…]
Fishing the Film still holds the greatest attraction for the fly rodder in any water type. Fish feeding at the surface film are not necessarily eating “dry flies”; they might be feeding on emergers, nymphs, minnows swimming near the surface, mice or frogs swimming in the film, and other organisms utilizing the uppermost layer of Read more about Fishing the Film By: Gary Borger[…]
Kathy Scott’s Brook Trout Forest is a simple, journal-style essay book covering a year in the life of the author, and Scott focuses on the themes of teaching, bamboo fly rod building fly fishing and nature. Her essays are shorn of the self-affected posturing cluttering so much of today’s fly fishing literature, and those who Read more about Brook Trout Forest By: Kathy Scott[…]