Its over with. First trip of 2014 is done. It was a pretty sweet start of the season. A 4.4 pound solid silver torpedo ended up in the net. The salty taste of norwegian fjord started the season, as always.
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
Dry season is finally over. Not finally. But you always know and wait for the day to come. When the end comes, the new starts. Now the prepping for the next dry season is the everyday reality. There will be a lot of trimming and waxing these coming dark months.
The path of the fly fisherman never ends. Either you walk or sit behind the wheel. We depend on our wheels as much as a good pair of wading shoes. Often we travel at night. Often our refuge is a gas station along the road. To rest a worn out soul or to kick start... Continue Reading →
I had a great season with grayling. Had a bunch over two pound with a high of three pound. Now the hunt for a big brown starts. The new moustache style. Night grayling. Three pound? On the look out. Prepping for the next round in the river.