Uncut perch fishing shootout - jig fishing

Uncut perch fishing shootout – jig fishing

A fun day, enjoying some great perch fishing. Even though Ulla and I aren’t really competitive, when it comes to fishing – this 25 minutes of uncut (but partly speeded) angling turned into a friendly competition. Hope you enjoy it. Thanks for watching :0) Michael You wanna support my channel? Read on! Affiliate links: Do […]

The barred blue Zonker

Barred blue zonker – streamer fly tying tutorial

Watch the underwater footage of this fly, and you know you are gonna need to tie it! The Zonker is not a specific pattern, but a type of streamer fly typically tied with a furry skin strip from rabbit for wing and tail. You can use other types of fur as well. Muskrat, fox, mink […]

Perch under water with black and purple marabou jig

Black and Purple Marabou Jig – UW- special: real honest fish reactions

Watch some real honest and unbiased fish reactions to my Black and Purple Marabou Jig :0) This is our take on the popular reaction movie trend. Wouldn’t make much sense seeing fish reactions to old pop songs or B-movies – so we served up a tasty lure instead. Enjoy… and thanks for watching. Cheers, Michael […]

Hugh Falkus’ Medicine – Seatrout Fly tying tutorial – video

The late Hugh Falkus’ simple Medicine is a top producing fly for seatrout (sea run brown). It was created for river fishing, but in my opinion it is equally effective in the salt. The slim silver body, kingfisher blue hackle and the dark mallard wing combines to make a convincing imitation of a small baitfish. […]

The Blue Dun Soft Hackle

Blue Dun Soft Hackle – classic wet fly tying tutorial

Soft hackle wet flies are some of the most versatile flies on the planet. This is my take on the classic Blue Dun. The combination of the bluish grey mole fur and the yellow tying thread gives an olive hue to this fly when wet. The soft hen hackle ads to the illusion of life. […]

Sea run brown on Mickey Finn

Mickey Finn, Skykomish Sunrise and Polar Shrimp

– A trio of hot flies for winter fishing Winter trout fishing in my home area, isn’t all bad. In the lakes, there can be a hectic period around ice-out, when the resident brown trout raid the shores chasing baitfish. In the rivers most fishing is on sea run brown, after breeding some of the […]

The Polar Shrimp

Polar Shrimp – Classic steelhead and salmon fly tying tutorial – video

Most fish loves shrimps! This is my slightly speyish version of the classic steelhead and salmon fly The Polar Shrimp. As much as I love the original pattern – designed way back in the 1930’s by Clarence Shoff, a gifted fly tier, long time tackle dealer and trout bum – I like to add the […]

Deer hair dry fly

Deer Hair Hackle Dry Fly – Special dry fly tying technique

Wanna tie a super floating dry fly, without spending big bucks on top quality dry fly hackle? This Hair Hackle Dry Fly is a 2 minute tie, will float for hours, and is fat and juicy enough to make a large trout or a smallmouth bass rise to the surface and engulf it. And it […]

Craig's Nighttime

Craig’s Nighttime – classic trout fly tying tutorial – video

A New Zealand streamer fly for hunting large rainbows and brown trout in the dark hours. I still got mental images of some monster brown trout slamming this large blue fly one night years ago in a secret river somewhere in Norway. Good memories, that always will make this a confidence fly for me. The […]