Tutorials

This is a place where I’ll share and teach some of my favorite fly tying techniques. Many of these tutorials will help you catch bigger fish. Big flies, catch bigger fish!

Flies and Strategies for Big Tailwater Browns

From Fly Fisherman Magazine

The access points are already busy at 7 a.m. as guides and their clients prepare to fish in time for the morning hatch. Small Sulphurs and midges, fished on long leaders and light tippets, have been producing dependable catches of 12- to 16-inch trout (some larger) for weeks, and the word is out. From my longtime fishing friend’s deck, which happens to overlook a popular access on the South Holston River near Bristol, Tennessee, we spend a few minutes watching the scene, then go back inside to tie more 6- to 10-inch articulated streamers made from craft fur. We are not in a rush. The Tennessee Valley Authority calls for releases starting at 9 A.M. and this river is an all-or-nothing release.

Read more: http://www.flyfisherman.com/coldwater/trout/brown/flies-and-strategies-for-big-tailwater-browns/#ixzz4ttF4HT5A