An angler whom you should meet is Gary Metras (our interview with him here). He catches many fish, and here is one of them. I am excited that he is willing to share his presentation on winter fly fishing at the Swift River. The link is at the bottom of this post. There are many
It has been a fly-tying spree. I learned so much during Tim Flagler’s seminar. I immediately bought some new materials and got to work. One new fly is the Micro Egg, tied in size 22. Tim swears by it and had some cool techniques. I’m a sucker for new approaches and am all-in. First, I
This may not look like much, but, it really works. Many anglers rave about San Juan Worms. Unfortunately, I’ve not had much luck with any store-bought ones nor when I tie them in a “regular” size. I’ve tried all sorts of materials, colors and sizes. I’ve tried all sorts of patterns. Finally, I think I’ve
One of my go-to flies this past year is Lance Egan’s Rainbow Warrior. For some reason, trout really love it. It’s bright, has an interesting thorax from a magical material, and has a red-thread body underneath some plastic material. And, it’s extremely rugged. As I’ve blogged before, Lance is on the national fly fishing team.