Salmon Season in Western Washington

Posted by flugfisk on November 9, 2013 in salmon tube fly No Comments

Surprisingly I was recently able to find time amid my hectic schedule for three days of Salmon fishing on a couple of the local rivers with a good friend of mine.  While one of the rivers was not very productive for us, the other one was quite the opposite, bringing us many hookups, exciting fights

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Northwest Tube Fly has moved to a WordPress Blog

Posted by flugfisk on August 3, 2013 in Uncategorized No Comments

I have recently transformed this blog into a WordPress blog.  Wanting more flexibility and customizable options I choose to use WordPress.  The Northwest Tube Fly blog can be accessed using and respectively.  So please head on over to the new and updated Northwest Tube Fly blog and be sure to bookmark the new

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Trout Flies

Posted by flugfisk on July 30, 2013 in Trout tube fly No Comments

In preparation for a week long trip to Montana and the Clark Fork River, I tied a few different flies for trout.  As I have plenty of dry flies and smaller nymphs already, I chose to focus on some pretty good sized tube flies, hoping to entice some of the big boys.  

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Pinky and the Brain

Posted by flugfisk on June 24, 2013 in Uncategorized No Comments

I was trying some different things when using the “in the round, under the wing” style of tying a hair wing tube fly when I came up with this pattern that I call, “Pinky and the Brain”.  I’m not going to do a complete step by step walk through, instead I have compiled the images

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In the round, under the wing

Posted by flugfisk on June 20, 2013 in Uncategorized No Comments

This blog post will be dedicated not to a specific fly pattern but instead to a style which I like to use.  I call this style, “in the round, under the wing”. I really enjoy tying in the round.  Using spun Arctic Fox with Rhea and Amherst it is very easy to make a lively

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