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BC Interior Stillwater Fishing Calendar

At 17 years old with not a whole lot more than a Honda CRX and a float tube, I would spend as much of my calendar year lake fishing as I could.   1,061 more words

Fly Fishing

'Vintage' Pattern: Carey Special

Another ‘vintage’ stillwater (lake) fly pattern…the Carey Special. Peacock Herl body w/ Pheasant Rump feather fibers for tail and same for a wrapped wing material. This is the classic look. 62 more words


Fly Tying Video Week: The Wild Bunch

We wrap up our first FTVW with what I like to call “The Wild Bunch” – patterns that fall outside of the typical “trout fly” realm. 253 more words

Articles & Videos

Blowtorch Nymph

At first sight, this thing looks ridiculous in the world of standard patterns.  It’s bright, doesn’t look much like anything in nature, and has enough colors to grab anyone’s attention.   527 more words


Fly Tying Video Week: Dry Flies

This week is our first Fly Tying Video Week (FTVW for short): each day we’ll be posting 4-5 videos of fly patterns to help get your creativity flowing at the vise. 174 more words

Articles & Videos

How I'd rate the 2017 striper season so far


What else is going on?

— I’ve been working on (and testing) a new large flatwing design/color scheme. I’ll publish it this spring.

— Just got back from a steelhead trip with youngest son Gordon. 121 more words

Steve Culton