The Candy Corn Crawler really resembles Borski's fur shrimp in a lot of ways but has some different design components as well. [...]
The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]
The fly pattern Jean-Paul Lipton created, Carp Crack, first appeared in “Orvis Beginner Guide to Carp Flies” in 2015. I think it’s an 8 sleeper fly.
Snow Runner is a natural fiber used commonly by Brits for salmon, steelhead and pike flies but it also has great characteristics for saltwater streamer patterns. [...]
While there are a ton of great mouse patterns out there, the Morrish Mouse is tried and true and is a pretty easy tie. [...]
I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]
I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]
In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]
There are many techniques for lips. This is one simple and fast technique using materials most saltwater tyers already possess. [...]
I first fished the bitters in the Seychelles in 2007 and have been packing it in my bonefish box ever since.