Bumblebee Woolhead Sculpin – saltwater and streamer fly tying

Tying sbs and underwater footage of my Woolhead Sculpin. This time tied with focus on maximum contrast – and as a silhouette fly. When you fish these flies high in the water column or in low light conditions, eyes aren’t important in my opinion – profile and silhouette are factors that close the deal. See […]

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11 Streamer flies – swimming under water

We are going down under the surface in rivers and lakes, to watch a bunch of streamer flies from the fish’s perspective. This underwater footage is filmed over a period of several years in different environments from fast flowing clearwater spring creeks, over slow flowing rivers to lakes of different clarity. Most of the flies […]

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Black Widow Muddler – streamer and saltwater fly tying

Way back when I started flyfishing for seatrout in saltwater on the Danish coast… few people did that. There wasn’t many fly patterns developed for this new fishing. I did what felt natural and used the flies I had tied for river fishing. One of the most succesfull was an all-black Muddler. On some spring […]

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Streamtease Optic Fly – streamer fly tying

The Optic fly was released by ABU in 1967 as “a streamer of tremendous killing power” – and that label wasn’t all wrong. The Swedish tackle manufactor actually sold 80.000 Optic flies in the first year alone. The Streamtease is still a fabulous fly when trout feed on sticklebacks, minnows or young-of-year fry. This pattern […]

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Fuzzy Bugger – streamer fly tying

Part Woolly Bugger and part Fuzzy Wuzzy. Started out as a Woolly Bugger tied with the cool speckled Whiting Coq De Leon hen feathers. But since the best part of these feathers were to short for the palmer hackle on larger hook sizes – i started using the Fuzzy Wuzzy style with 2 seperat hackles. […]

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Lefty’s Deceiver – Streamer and saltwater fly tying

The Deceiver is probably one of the worlds most famous saltwater flies, developed by the master fly caster, fly tier and writer, Lefty Kreh who died just a week ago. Lefty was a great inspiration for me and thousands of other fly fishermen. The Lefty’s Deceiver works equally well for freshwater predators of any species. […]

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New book arriving tomorrow!

I have written a new angling book. This time on Tying and fishing the ABU Optic Flies. Though it’s a small book, a lot of research went into it… and a lot of fly tying and photography. Tomorrow February the 9th the books should arrive here – and we will start shipping orders. Can’t wait […]

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Meet the Booby fly – Angling Tales

I have just released the first video in a series I’ve given the working title Angling Tales. It’s a series where I will try to make some touchdowns in angling history and celebrate cool flies, equally cool anglers, hot fishing techniques or other remarkable events. First video is a short story about the Booby Fly. […]

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Gartside’s Soft Hackle Streamer – streamer fly tying

Paying my respect to a true master of fly tying and flyfishing, the late great Jack Gartside. If I had to choose just one streamer fly for the rest of my days of fishing, Jack’s Soft Hackle Streamer would come out on top. You can wrap up a dozen of these in an hour and […]

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Egg Sucking Bunny Leech – streamer fly tying

My Bunny style version of a classic pattern. This one has lot of action, a hotspot to call for attention and some wiggle and sparkle in the tail. I primarily use this pattern for trout fishing at night or dark days. Good for steelhead, salmon, pike and other species as well. Egg Sucking Bunny Leech […]

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