One of the "must have´s" in the dry fly boxes when fishing lakes in Norway is the ant, with or without the wings. It is easy to tie and demand few materials. The nutritious ant living in the norwegian woods are irresistable for the trout and you can fish it almost through out the whole... Continue Reading →
One of my favourite mayflies are the bright, almost nuclear, yellow Heptagenia sulphurea. The yellow sails floating down the silent stream in july are one of the best times to experience as a dry fly junkie. I love the danica and the vulgata because of its majestic size, but that bright yellow mirroring a dark... Continue Reading →
Snow is melting and winther has soon left us behind. Sun ad more hours to the clock. Emerging days rips ice from rivers and lakes apart. One of my fav hooks for emergers is the Knapek Pupa in a variaty of sizes. For body I use a lot of Polish Quill, just love the material... Continue Reading →
The difficulty of imitating a spent spinner is color matching. Often the mayfly changes in color when it goes spent. A sweet trick is to tie the spinners in a light color, vary the sizes and bring some markers in different colors and match it by the river side. Hends 404 BL #14, #16 and... Continue Reading →
Friday night. The dose of caffein just doubled. An jar of extra sugarish coke on the side. Great summer flyfishing memories in mind. This vise night will be long. Vise marathon.
Hook Partridge Klinkhamer Extreme #20 Body Black binding thread and silver tinsel Thorax Black dubbing from Staffan Lindstrøm Back 1.5 mm foam These mosquito larvas tempts big ass trout feeding on larvas hanging loose, minding their own business in the surface.
From sketch to reality, a mosquito larva hatching in the surface this coming spring. Hook Partridge Klinkhamer Extreme #20 Body Polish Quill Natural with Bug Bond Hatch effect Crystal Flash Floater Polish CDC Thorax Olive dubbing