A variation of the Hamill’s Killer with a gold bead head made it along on our recent trip in search of land locked salmon and it proved to be very successful.
Tweet When it comes to fly tying the discussion/debate around what is important in the eyes of a fish is likely endless. Is the fly imitating a food source or is it simply an attractor? If imitating, what of the color, size, behaviour and so on and so on. We make decisions on what we […]
Tweet Winter is approaching quickly. Days are short and temperatures are beginning to fall. Fall colours are long gone and as each day passes, the opportunities for stillwater fishing lessen. Earlier this week a few of us had a chance to get out for a bit of trout fishing – a full day and the […]
Tweet My tying seems to go in spurts and in checking my fly boxes, it seems this is a good time for a spurt – especially in the streamer department. I was assessing what I needed to tie for the autumn season and that go me thinking about my top streamers. I fish a lot […]
Tweet The Palmer Chenille Bugger has become one of my favourite streamers – partly because it is quick and easy to tie but mostly because it seems to be a great attractor streamer. The palmered chenille, sparsely tied over a red thread (the pattern calls for orange but this batch was done with red) underbody […]
Tweet I came across this video about fishing life in Belize. I’ve never been but perhaps one day. In the meantime, the story of this video gives a great insight into the people of Belize and their lives around the fish that attract so many to their country. The pressures of development are changing the […]
Tweet I’m not much of a fly tier but somehow I have gotten involved in a few fly swaps. This past fall as the trout fishing season was winding down up here in Canada, it was proposed that we have a fly swap with the theme being – Go To Trout Flies. The deal was […]