reading water
  I give up. I spent a large amount of time trying to put together the perfect blog post to answer one of my readers questions but at the end of the day I realized that it's pretty f'n simple. It doesn't take a huge article to tell you how to steelhead.  Sure there is the water speed, depth and cover keys,...
goose biots
I demonstrate how to tie in Goose Biots in this short fly tying video.  The trick is getting them situated diagonally on the fly as you adjust when tying each biot in. Click Here to take learn how to easily tie in Goose Biots: Sometimes it takes a little follow-up to get the biots just right so hang in there and...
counter wrapping
In today's short video I show you how counter wrapping can help secure your material so your fly lasts longer and how it can make your flies more effective in catching fish.   Click here to see the counter wrapping video: If you have any other questions or need additional personalized coaching check out the ling below!   Fly Tying Mentor If you are interested...

Tying a Glo Bug

glo bug
  There are many different types of egg patterns out there but none as simple and effective as a Glo Bug.  I demonstrate how to quickly tie one using McFlyFoam Yarn. Materials for the Glo Bug Body: McflyFoam Yarn - Golden with a dot of light cream or McRoe Thread:  size D rod wrapping thread Hook:  Gamakatsu Octupus Size 4 Click Here is...
fish
How's it going today?  I have been out of the loop recently but wanted to send a quick message as I'm on the verge of getting on the river for some fishing this week. I also want to talk about one big thing you can do to help your favorite fish runs survive and ultimately make fishing better for you...