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Small Salmon Flies

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

These are some smaller salmon flies I tied on some Tiemco 7999 Size 12 hooks. Some of the materials used on these flies were pink or purple dyed raccoon, natural colored squirrel tale, saddle hackles and a couple of these flies received Arctic Fox in their wing. The fly below is larger and was tied

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Step by Step Tube Fly Videos

Posted by flugfisk on March 7, 2013 in Uncategorized No Comments

 I haven’t been able to publish my latest articles as quickly as I had hoped.  I have several articles in the works and hope to find the time to start publishing them shortly.  I the mean time I thought I would share this link to Canadian Tube Fly Company’s  step by step tube fly videos.  

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Christmas Ball Gift Idea

Posted by flugfisk on December 6, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

Recently I was visiting a friend and he had a clear Christmas ball on his Christmas tree with a small salmon fly inside of it.  He said it had been given to him as a gift and suggested that I do the same.  I have a large family so this immediately seemed like a great

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In The Loop – Spinning Flash

Posted by flugfisk on November 29, 2012 in basics Uncategorized No Comments

There are many different ways to add flash to a fly.  How one applies the flash and how much flash is used is entirely up to the person sitting at the vise and what they are trying to accomplish with that particular fly.  In this article I’m going to demonstrate some of the ways to

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Simple Salmon

Posted by flugfisk on October 17, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

I do not consider an anadromous fish that travels thousands of miles out to the sea to live the majority of it’s life and then is able to somehow return to the same river it spawned from a simple creature by any means.  However I do considered tying this salmon tube fly to be a

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Fine Tuning Your Tube Fly Vise Adapter

Posted by flugfisk on August 29, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I truly believe that a simple $15-30 Tube Fly Vise Adapter, that works with the fly tying vise that you already own, is your best option for tying on tubes.  The adapter is much more economical and much more versatile in my opinion.  However, up until recently there

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Formerly Northwest Tube Tosser

Posted by flugfisk on August 10, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

I have been very busy lately with classes, the family, an internship, and along with misplacing my camera while on my last fishing trip, I haven’t had the opportunity to publish any new articles.  All that is about to change as I have some vacation time in the near horizon, and have a few different

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Black and Blue Summer

Posted by flugfisk on June 24, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

This tube fly was developed using  colors from some very successful summer steelhead patterns on one of the local rivers. This fly will be tied on an Eumer Crayfish hybrid tube.  You can tie this fly on any type of tube you like to help tailor it to your specific situation.  I like to tie

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The Modular Tube Fly – part 3

Posted by flugfisk on June 10, 2012 in Uncategorized No Comments

Putting It All Together As I have mentioned before the beauty of the Modular Tube Fly System is that you have many, many options, from changing colors of the junction tubing, to adding and removing different sized, and colored cone head weights.  When you put the whole system together, you actually have even more options

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