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.
Similar to Dante Culpepper with Randy Moss going deep, you will want to hurl this fly into a high stakes adventure "tout suite". [...]
This pattern can be tied in brown, tan, olive or anything that gets your fancy. Different color legs can be incorporated as well. [...]