Anyone who has ever fish for tarpon with a flyrod, or just anyone who has some interest in tarpon fly fishing, has probably seen or at least heard of the dvd “Chasing Silver – A tarpon journey”. One of the main characters in this dvd and the writer of the tarpon fly fishing bible “A passion for tarpon” is Andy Mill. It’s fair to say he is a tarpon legend. Read more >>
A quick tie this time. This pattern is very effective where fish are slamming very small baitfish/fry. Very often predatory fish swim trough schools of fry to numb them. The result is some of the fly floating to the surface. After that the fish can take the fry from the surface without worrying about them swimming away.
Everyone has probably often heard someone say: “Small flies catch the biggest fish!” Especially when fishing for spooky fish that can be really true. When I fish on rivers where multiple flies are allowed, I almost always fish with a very tiny fly as a point fly. Read more >>
Aspius aspius, better know as ASP’s, are one hell of a fish to fish for. We love them! We’ve posted a nice pattern for ASP’s in the past. Now, I’ve come up with a new pattern. It’s easier to tie, and it catches a lot of fish! Read more >>
A new fly, every Thursday from now on. Let’s kick this thing off with a killer pattern! Read more >>
Everyone has their own favorite fly. Most of us even have a couple of favorite flies. Some flies simply catch a lot of fish in a lot of different circumstances. When it comes to nymphs my favorite fly is without a doubt the Simon Templer Nymph. When fishing for active trout in lakes and reservoirs I have a different favorite fly. It’s kind of a wet fly. My friends call it the Vincent’s 32. On our “home” trout water “De Ronde Bleek” this fly has accounted for several hundreds of big trout.
Hans van Klinken’s Klinkhåmer Special is my go-to dryfly for faster water. I don’t think this fly needs any introduction, over the past few years it has become notorious! However, most people tie this fly the wrong way. Even most flyshops who sell this fly, sell a different fly Read more >>