spey rod
  I was on the Babine River for the 1st time in my life. Tyler, Randy, Shannon and I were dropping into the canyon for a 10 day float trip. The Babine River, is part of the Skeena system in Northern British Columbia and is known for some of the largest steelhead in the world. We were jumping into this...
switch rod
  So, there’s no question you know what a single handed fly fishing rod is. You’ve probably also either heard about or used a spey rod…. right? But, what about the switch rod that has started to pick up some fame? What use are they if you already have a single and/or longer two handed rod? Switch rods, as the name denotes...
fly fishing knots
You just hook a fish of a lifetime!  It’s running like crazy and then makes an amazing jump, lands in a crazy splash, and starts to spin out more line.  Just at that moment your line goes limp.  F#!-*^k.  You strip back your line to check your fly, only to see a little curly cue on your tippet -...
I had no business being out there. The sun, despite its spring like warmth, had yet to begin melting away winter snow, but enticed me out of my winter slumber in search of open water steelhead fishing. More specifically in search of steelhead; steelhead that had been cooped up in small river holes for as long as I had...
I demonstrate how to tie the "Beats Me" steelhead fly and discuss where this pattern originated.  The beats me came to me from Craig at dclann.com who is a Clearwater River steelhead expert. This pattern is great for summer steelhead or anytime you need a sparse fly with a little color contrast.  Let's get into it...... Click Here if you are...