tied by Ronn Lucas Fly Type:Salmon Flies, Material List: This fly was tied by Paul Belfanti who is a member of the fly tying club that meets at my place. Paul was by yesterday and he surprised me with this fly. It is his first attempt at a free style beaded salmon fly and I confess that I was stunned when I saw it. The reason is that the bead is a hand made lampglass bead that is called a lentil bead because it is flattened. I have not in the past considered using a lentil bead because of the difficulty of placing a wing when the bead is positioned with the flat sides showing as Paul did here. One could call this fly a beaded Matuku (the correct term for the wing that is erroneously called Matuka) style fly but I think it fits the free style salmon fly just fine.
GreenCaddis Medium Briefcase Fly Box 9.5" x 7" x 2.5" Good for large flies This box will hole a good number of large flies, without crushing them. If you are going to throw big streamers from a boat or just transport a lot of large flies, this box will be perfect. It is not water proof and the latches are just so so (that's why the 3 stars for quality).But as long as you d... read more
GC3761 - Wet Fly & Nymph, 1XL, 2X Heavy, Sprout bend, Bronze As usual another quality product from Will & Co I tie & donate hundreds of flies every winter.I need a good hook at a reasonable price.These are exactly what I am looking to use.I have looked through the packages & tied on about three dozen hooks and have seen no defects or flaws of any kind. I would highly recommed to a friend.Bud... read more