Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

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Steelhead Flies: Blue Intruder

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments

It takes time to tie the Intruder pattern. It takes Todd Scharf 4 videos to demonstrate the Blue Intruder. This one is tied well, it takes time to make them durable.

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Fly Days of August: Blue Copper John

August 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

It’s hot outside, so let’s cool things off a little. Its on the other side of the calendar, but there is always a steelhead season coming up. One pattern that works, at least on the Trinity River in Northern California is the blue Copper John.
Blue Copper John

Hook: large wet fly hook, Mustad 3906B in size [...]

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Jungle Cock

February 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Jungle cock nails are a classic material used to tie classic flies, but can be very intimidating to work with.  Here are a few different ways to incorporate jungle cock into your flies.
There’s nothing like the real thing
Unless you are getting some TARP funds, that $250 jungle cock cape may be just beyond your financial [...]

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