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Ken BroadheadKen Broadhead, as you will see below, is a man of few words, but that is OK because as the saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words".   I think you will enjoy Ken's take on some traditional flies tied with beads and tubes. They are styles that we have not fully explored on Salmonfly.Net but deserve our attention. Of course, Ken's talent for tying make them even more enjoyable to look at and might even inspire some of you to try them out at the bench yourself. So with that said, I hope you enjoy reading what he has to say about himself below, and spending some time yourself looking at his fly pattern contributions to Salmonfly.Net.

Hi my name is Ken Broadhead and itís an honor to be included with this sites great tyers and fisherman. I am 68 yrs. old and retired. Iíve been married for 42 yrs.; have 3 children and 11 grandchildren. Iím from the San Francisco Bay area and started fishing with my dad when I was just a pup. Öbeen fishing in one form or another ever since.

I started fly fishing and fly tying around 1970. I donít fish much anymore nowadays but I still enjoy tying flies - anything from dries to balsawood poppers with the only exception being the classic salmon flies. I have no patience for it.

If you have any comments, questions, or would like to share an idea, please email me at krbroadhead@comcast.net

Ken Broadhead

The Flies

Newly Submitted Flies (June, 2014)
Little Trout Series
Golden Trout
Golden Trout
Brook Trout
Brook Trout
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
Brown Trout
Brown Trout
KB's Minnow
KB's Minnow
     
Newly Submitted Flies (June, 2014)
Reduced Traditional Salmon Fly Series
Black Fairy Tube
Black Fairy Tube
Dusty Miller-Beaded
Dusty Miller-Beaded
Arndilly Fancy
Arndilly Fancy
Hairwing Onset
Hairwing Onset
Oriole
Oriole
Orange Charm Tube
Orange Charm Tube
Silver Blue Tube
Silver Blue Tube
 
Wulf Series
Grey Wulff
Grey Wulff
Grizzly Wulff
Grizzly Wulff
White Wulff
White Wulff
Royal Wulff
Royal Wulff
       

Yuri Shumakov Flies Renditions
Purple Stranger
Purple Stranger
Violetly Happy
Violetly Happy
Golden Olive Spey
Golden Olive Spey
Rusty Chopter
Rusty Chopter
Pink Toy
Pink Toy
   
 
Funnel Flies
Abe Munn Killer
Bubble Funnel
Funnel PC
Funnel PC
Sunrise Funnel
Sunrise Funnel
Sakasa Kebari (variations)
Sakasa Kebari (var)
Funnel Skunk
Funnel Skunk
Funnel Boss
Funnel Boss
Funnel Jam
Funnel Jam
Beaded Flies
Munro Killer
Munro Killer
Bondatti's Killer
Bondatti's Killer
Copper Killer
Copper Killer
Abe Munn Killer
Abe Munn Killer
Beaded Original
Beaded Original
Beaded Peacock Spey
Beaded Peacock Spey
Black Bear Green Butt
Black Bear Green Butt
Black Gordon
Black Gordon
Blue Charm Hairwing
Blue Charm Hairwing
Copper Bear
Copper Bear
Polar Shrimp
Polar Shrimp
Protein
Protein
Orange Parson
Orange Parson
Purple Peril
Purple Peril
Thor
Thor
Green Highlander
Green Highlander
Thunder and Lightning
Thunder and Lightning
Golden Furnace
Golden Furnace
Ambrose Bucktail
Ambrose Bucktail
Spruce Hairwing
Spruce Hairwing
Blue Christmas
Blue Christmas
Blue Rat
Blue Rat
Cummings Special
Cummings Special

Fire N Ice
Purple Joe
Purple Joe
Steel Bear Deli
Steel Bear Deli
Autumn Gold
Autumn Gold
Grizzly King
Grizzly King
Black n Tan Sundae
Black n Tan Sundae
Azure Te
Azure Te
   

Tube Flies

Black And Blue Jam
Black And Blue Jam
Denali
Denali
Striper, Dark
Striper, Dark
Striper, Light
Striper, Light
Winter's Hope Tube
Winter's Hope
Blue Muther
Blue Muther
Father Charles
Father Charles
Black Sheep
Black Sheep
LR Skunk
LR Skunk
Azure Te Tube Version
Azure Te Tube

Other Flies

The Horrible Matuka
The Horrible Matuka
Flame Boss
Flame Boss
Generic Mayfly
Generic Mayfly
Gray Eagle
Gray Eagle
Parrot
Parrot
Generic Trude
Generic Trude
Foam Hopper
Foam Hopper 
Llama
Llama 
Red Ant
Red Ant
Yokanga Gold (variations)
Yokanga Gold (variations)
Celtic Beauty
Celtic Beauty
(Gary Tanner Fly Rendition)
 
Silver Doctor Reduced
Silver Doctor Reduced 
Whychus Canyon
Whychus Canyon
River Special Yellow
River Special Yellow
River Special Blue
River Special Blue
Blue Faced Olive
Blue Faced Olive
Lady Amherst and Orange Parson
Lady Amherst and Orange Parson
Sauk Shrimp, Beaded
Sauk Shrimp, Beaded
Daredevil
Daredevil
Black Bear Spey
Black Bear Spey

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