klaus frimor
Show Notes: Klaus Frimor shares a great perspective on scandi lines and casting (aka underhand casting).  Klaus tells his story about growing up in Denmark and how his connection with Loop came to be. Klaus is the main rod designer for single and two handed rods for Loop.  Klaus shares his perspective on how and why spey casting and spey lines are different if Europe vs the US.
summer crush steelhead fly
I was reminded of the Summer Crush steelhead pattern recently and loved to my classic flies list and the fly tying challenge. Click here to see the video for the Summer Crush:   Summer Crush Fly Tying Material List Hook:  Mustad #36890 Size 4 Thread:  Black size 70 Ultra thread Tail:  Red Hackle Rib:  Medium Silver Tinsel Body: Burgundy Yarn Hackle:  Red Schlappen UnderWing:  Burgundy Bucktail OverWing:  White Calftail    
steelhead
In today's fly tying video I show you how to use the FairFlies.com fly tying brush.  This fly brush allows you to tie an intruder like fly about as fast as humanly possible.  This is because it just takes 1 wrap of material and you're done. Fair Flies is also ethically sourced and a great company to support.  Check out...
kate watson
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/kate I sat down with Kate Watson to discuss here guiding business on the Fraser and Bulkley Rivers.  We get into Tarponville and dig into her steelhead patterns and style of fly tying. We pretty much cover it all along with a chat about Jerry French, relationships, Elvis and the Lady Caroline.  This is a cool story about growing up in a lodge and keeping the flow going.
open clinch knot
The open clinch knot has probably helped me hook more fish than any other knot.  Super simple to tie and strong, the open clinch knot does two big things - It gives your fly more action and keeps your fly from getting tangled up. Click on the video below to see how the knot is easily tied.  The big trick...
duran torrez
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/22 I had pleasure of talking with Duran Torrez about his first year guiding and how his mindset and setting expectations is critical for a successful trip. Duran shares a ton of insight about his passion and tips for getting into fish.  We are back to the Klickitat on this one to talk a little summer steelhead
undertaker steelhead fly
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie an Undertaker steelhead fly pattern which was originated by Wayne Duncan for Atlantic Salmon. It has since become a very attractive fly for steelhead fishing.  Take a look at this link if you want to see Wayne recite poetry while tying one of his flies (sorry for the poor...
In todays video I show you what the 13' #8 Echo Full Spey looks like out of the box.  This is the perfect all around spey rod of you are just starting out or been doing if for a while and need something that can cast heavy flies and heavy tips.   Click here to watch the video:   Links Noted in the...
the boss
I show you how to tie the Boss steelhead fly pattern in todays fly tying video.  The Boss was originated by Grant King to fish the Russian River but has been used in many other rivers and for other species around the country. Click here to watch the video of the Boss:   The Boss Fly Material List Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread Hook: ...
In todays video I show you how to tie an Admiral Steelhead Pattern.  This traditional steelhead fly comes from Trey Combs book:  Steelhead Fly Fishing and Flies. This fly is a steelhead version of the original tied by Eustace Rogers.  Take a look below for the material list.   Click here to watch the Admiral fly tying video:   The Admiral Material List Tail:  Red...
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