Craig’s Nighttime – a streamer fly for large trout at dusk and dawn

Craig’s Nighttime is an old classic New Zealand streamer fly. I initially found the pattern in John Veniard’s book: Reservoir and Lake Flies – a book I highly recommend. You can find a link to the book at the bottom of this blog. Years ago on a dark night this large darkish blue fly got […]

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Misty morning browns

I love fishing for wild brown trout, and right now in the early fall, mornings and late evenings offer the best opportunities for contact with the golden beauties in my favourite local lake. I do hate getting up early – but as often as I can drag my sorry ass out of bed in the […]

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Tying Predator Tube Flies – Spy System – Pike and Musky

With underwater action. Learn how to tie the individual parts for a Spy System Pike and Musky fly. There’s nothing new in tying predator flies on tubes, but this system is super versatile whether you chase pike, musky, bass, walleye, zander, large predatory trout or any other predator. In this video I show you 5 […]

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How to rig the Spy System – predator angling – pike, musky, bass

The Spy System. Learn to rig and combine tube flies, cones, popper heads, beads and other stuff to build an extremely versatile lure system, that can be used for fly fishing, spinning and baitcasting. From small trout lures to magnum sized baits for the largest predators anywhere. It’s simple, cheap, versatile and will stand up […]

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Spy System – predator spin fly lure

Underwater action footage with a couple of 40+ inch pike and several swimming spin-fly lures. This is a sneak peek into a new custom lure project I’m working on at the moment. I call it the Spy System. SPY – since they are Spin and Fly at the same time, and system, well because it […]

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Testing the new Spy (Spin Fly) – red version

A couple of days ago I tied a batch of new coloured lures for my Spy system. One of these was a Red & White lure, that I had the opportunity to test swim yesterday. Together with a good friend I was belly boat tripping a stretch of a river, that we hadn’t fished for […]

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Spy Project – Spin Fly system for predator fishing

The last couple of years I’ve had great success fishing hair jigs. Anything from the good old classic bucktail jig to more elaborate rabbit strip jigs and some with a lot of flash and rubber legs as well. For me, the lively materials in many fishing situations seem to outfish more solid lures like jerkbaits, […]

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Rig a Texas Worm – basic angling tips

With underwater swimming action. Learn how to make the classic Texas Rigged Worm rig. This is probably the worlds most popular rigs for bass – but equally effective for walleye, trout, pike, perch and other predators. Share

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Put a rattle inside your Tube Bait – DIY angling tip

Tube baits are super effective soft lures, and they work really well for crawdad eating predators like trout, bass, pike, perch and walleye. But in some cases you can increase your succes rate dramatically by adding sound to you bait. Being hollow, tube baits beg to be pimped up in different ways, and shoving a […]

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How to rig Tube Baits – on jig head – and Texas style

Rigging tips and underwater swimming action. Tube baits are great for imitating crawdads, squids, shrimps, leeches, eels and other critters – and they are dependable producers when targeting bass, pike, perch, walleye, trout and most other predators. They work great for anything from hammering the bottom to lightline finesse techniques. Learn how to rig these […]

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