This week’s TBT is the Elk Hair Caddis. Al Troth created this fly in 1957 and fished the first time in Pennsylvania. This is a recent tie.
This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Bi-Visible. Ever use one? I have…many years ago. But I haven’t had one in my fly box for some time. The Bi-Visible was created in the early 1920’s by Edward Ringwood Hewitt. In his book Telling on the Trout (1926) Hewitt stated: “Dark colors are more visible to the trout…
Fly Casting to Windows
Fly casting to windows? You probably think I’ve lost my mind. What am I talking about? Have you ever really looked and studied the water when you are waiting for fish to rise? Notice how the currents change? Perhaps you’ll see some riffle or nervous water, then all of a sudden the section you are looking at…
Flybody Dun – Red Quill
Bob Jacklin Western Green Drake
This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Borden Special. This sea-run cutthroat fly was created by Bob Borden in the 1960’s for the Alsea River, OR. Bob started Hareline Dubbing in Monroe, Oregon. Hareline is a wholesale provider of fly tying materials. You’ve probably used some of their fly tying materials.