The Switcher I tied this fly in hand about a month ago but hadn’t got a chance to photograph it earlier. I think it’s a fine looking salmon fly pattern

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Rocke’s GrubI haven’t seen anyone tie up this pattern even though it’s one of the featured patterns in both Kelson’s The Salmon Fly and in his Land & Water plates.

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Dunt on the coverI was pretty surprised to see my fly on the cover of Finnish fly fishing magazine Perhokalastus. The fly was tied last fall at the Finnish national

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Black & Orange GP Intruder Here’s something new for myself. I haven’t tied many intruders but it’s a style I have been wanting to try out for a long time.

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Kate One of the easier featherwing flies perfect for practice when you’re starting out and just as good when you’ve gained more experience in these classic salmon flies. I put

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Namsen variant Tied pretty much after a vintage one in Terry Griffiths’ great new book “The Essential Kelson” which features Kelson’s patterns from his books and Land and Water cards.

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Green HighlanderThis is Kelson’s version of the standard classic which he attributes to Grant. It’s a bit simpler pattern than most as it doesn’t have sides or cheeks but it

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The Grey Eagle Another one from the fishing box of classics. This is probably my favorite variation of a Grey Eagle as it’s dead simple, has nice colors and is

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The Butcher Another staple classic that has appeared in one form or another in most of the books that are considered classic today. The shot is from a fly that

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Supertinseli (variation) We continue with another Finnish classic Supertinseli. Designed by Hannu Pakarinen it has been a favorite for many years when targeting big brown trout in our streams. The

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