The NW Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo is this weekend at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Albany, OR. I’ll be tying each of the three days. Stop by and say “hi”. I’ll be watching many of the 72 concurrent tyers and catching up with friends I only see once a year. I always find something new – technique, material…wonder what it will be this year?
Antique Fly Wallets Revisited
Stalcup’s Emergent Cripple Dun
Where to Fish?
This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Improved Governor. This is another steelhead fly found in John Shewey’s Classis Steelhead Flies book. It’s one of my sources of flies for TBT posts. I’ve read recently about the low steelhead returns in the Columbia Basin and it got me thinking about the last time I…
McKenzie Caddis Dry Fly
This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the McKenzie Caddis dry fly. This odd looking body color matches the real insect found on the McKenzie River in Oregon. I found this fly pattern in the 1980’s when I tied a few of these flies for the first time. These caddis flies begin hatching in mid-May and…
Thanks for stopping at my tying station. Had a great time talking to all of you. Good tying!
Wish to thank you showing Jack, Jim and myself techniques on tying soft hackle flies. Even though you told Jim to walk away, he still hanging in. He was at my round table Tuesday.
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