After building a livestock fence on Saturday and Sunday, Charlie and I sneeked out out this Memorial day to swing flies for Trout. We waded about a half mile of creek. The sun was bright but we managed to swing up a couple of little Browns. Greaseline Charlie…Is that what you call it? We had…Continue reading Swinging for Trout with Charlie
Ok, here it the smallest “Spey” rod I will ever own. I made it from a 6′ 2/3 Tiger Eye 2 piece graphite blank. It has a very crisp action if you don’t line it up too heavy. The grip is from the E.F. Payne fly rod company when it was in Sisters Oregon.…Continue reading The Tiniest Spey Rod in the World
Here are a couple of informative videos that have basically flown under the radar on the internet. They are very interesting for those of us interested in catching big trout with or without two handed gear. The Results are in! I prefer casting small Wooly-bugger sized flies. That’s right! The results are in for my highly…Continue reading Big Trout on Big flies take 3,472 Update with Chad Johnson and Kelly Galloup
Due to the nasty weather here in the northwest work was slow and I was home. I was happy to have a little more time this winter to spend with my family and feed the wood stove. But today they were at work or school and it was raining cats and dogs so I scurried…Continue reading Targeting Big Browns
Swinging For Big Trout with Jeff Rawlins Photo by Lisa Rawlins I had the privilege of swinging for Trout on the Deschutes River last Saturday with my friend, mentor, fishing buddy, and fellow Steelhead junkie Jeff Rawlins. It was a beautiful January day with fairly calm winds and warm temps. Freshly hatched dry flies with…Continue reading Head Hunting with Jeff
Headhunters blog has excellent videos! Here’s another one… Montana Spey from scumliner media on Vimeo. See Scumliner Media for more cool clips.