Tag Archives: fly-tying

1st Annual Norcal Spey Day and Fly-tying demos

Saturday August 8th, 2015 come check out the first annual Nor-Cal Spey Day hosted by Kiene’s/American Fly and Fly Fishing Specialties on the banks of the American River. This should be a really cool event and we will be there … Continue reading

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Cast and Blast @ Sunwolf – Squamish, BC April 4-6

  Come join in on the fun in Squamish, BC at Cast and Blast @ Sunwolf April 4-6. We’ll be there with Aqua Flies doing some tying demos, fishing, and having a good time.

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Whippin’ up a Beauty!

Little jam session from a couple weeks back. Go Giants!

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Materials for Tying Intruder Style Flies

First, I have to start by saying that many of the so called “intruders” you see today are spin-offs of the classic intruder pattern created and popularized by the likes of Ed Ward, Jerry French, and Scott Howell to name … Continue reading

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What’s new…..not much!

Apologies for the lack of posts this time of year but it’s the time of year I actually get to take a little break from guiding. Not much going on, other than a little fly-tying and chasing some chrome that … Continue reading

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Skagit Master 3 teaser….

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Northern California Fly-fishing events this week…

April 20-22: Spey-O-Rama All this week at the Golden Gate Casting Ponds. This is the world championship of spey casting. The event takes place Friday through Sunday. Stop by on Friday and Saturday to check out and demo some of … Continue reading

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Winter Steelhead flies and a few thoughts

Been long overdue for a post and have been doing some thinking about winter flies after seeing some posts on other blogs. These are just some thoughts and ramblings…. In the last few years, it seems more and more people … Continue reading

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The waiting game…

It’s been a strange winter thus far. Usually we are complaining about too much rain and high, off color flows this time of year. This season has been the total opposite. For the last couple of weeks we have been … Continue reading

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Tube Flies: A lot of variety these days

This past weekend we did a little Pro Tubefly tying demo at Kiene’s Fly Shop Annual Expo. There was a lot of interest among anglers in tying tube flies not only for salmon and steelhead, but also for bass, stripers, … Continue reading

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