A good night to give a wet fly presentation

Had enough rain yet? I can only imagine what your favorite trout stream looks like. One of those neither man nor beast nights, so I was astonished to see such an impressive turnout at the Thames Valley Chapter of TU meeting. 99 more words

Steve Culton

Many thanks to the TU Naugatuck Pomperaug Chapter for hosting "Wet Flies 101"

I learned two things tonight. One, it’s hard to find pizza by the slice in Naugatuck. And two, the guys of TU Chapter 281 are perfectly willing to share a couple slices of their own. 65 more words

Steve Culton

Excellent early season trout fly!


MY waders were full of rain water. The Boss insists they stay outside the back door. Usually they have a carrier bag over the top but the bag blew aside and the overnight rain got in. 325 more words

Year of the Spider reviews


Reviews of Year of the Spider


A good primer.

Judge Neil M. Travis, Dec 14, 2013


Good patterns and advice.

John T Hanley, March 5, 2014…

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two flies of a feather

same hook, same hen feather.
one spider has a yellow abdomen and orange head, the other all orange.
i think they’ll make a smashing couple on the water. 7 more words

Fly Fishing

"Wet Flies 101" April 2, April 15, and HAN radio appearance

We’re really making the rounds here on currentseams. I have two more appearances scheduled for April; both of them are “Wet Flies 101.”

On Wednesday, April, 2, I will be at the Trout Unlimited Naugatuck Pomperaug Chapter meeting in Naugatuck, CT. 80 more words

Steve Culton

Year of the Spider


Learn how to catch fish the old fashioned way!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00GKX52K4 in the UK and http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GKX52K4 in the US

Journalist, author and trout angler Philip Storey spends the summer on an urban river in the North-East of England fishing with centuries-old spider patterns. 274 more words