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Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide  In Memory of Scotty Howell In Memory of Yuri Shumakov

Nov/Dec Issue

Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide

Fly Tying

Basic Tying Instructions

Anatomy of a Fly

Salmon and Steelhead Hooks

Fly Tying Tools

Materials Glossary

Fly Patterns

Fly Search

Match Flies to Species

Contributing Tyers

Show Your Flies Here

More Information 

Steelhead Facts

Pacific Salmon Facts

Tips and Techniques


Site Map




Photo Gallery

This Month's Theme

Madore's BUGAs we approach the long winter, many are anxiously awaiting the steelheads' return to those icy rivers.  Others though, are preparing for the days ahead by retying and restocking their favorite flies. The theme of the this issue is "Favorite Flies" and here is a list of flies that our contributors have submitted over the years that are the editor's favorites.  There are even a couple favorites from his own box. MORE...

This Month's Theme

"“And They Say Salmon Won’t Hit a Fly”"

The Rolled MuddlerLast September, Steve Burke, the editor of Salmonfly.Net,  had the rare (for him) opportunity to enjoy a Dennis Dickson guided trip on the Stillaguamish River.  In this issue, he tells the story of one of the most enjoyable outings he has ever had fly-fishing for Salmon and Sea-Run Cutthroat, with Dennis as guide and instructor. MORE...

Ard Stetts and the Real Skinny

"It Isn’t Always Pretty"

The Orange Bunny Fur CometIn this issue Ard Stetts  addresses how the flies that often turn out to be the best fish catching patterns are not always the most attractive ones in your box. This leads into a discussion about some of the disturbing trends he has  witnessed in the way some people approach salmon fishing. MORE...

Contributors to the Fly Tyer Series

"Favorite Flies for Pinks"

Pink CandyWilliam Lovelace chips in with some of his favorite flies, beginning with several for Pinks that we are just now publishing. You might be thinking this is a little late for with the Pink season about over but that is really our fault. Bill sent these before the Pink runs were peaking and we just didn't get them published in time. Perhaps though, you can tie a few for the next season and as it is with many Pacific Salmon flies, they are always adaptable to the other 4 species. You might want to try these on the late Silver and Chum runs. MORE...


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