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Waking Fly Basics for Steelhead

Waking Fly Basics for Steelhead

Waking and skating flies for Steelhead: What, Why, How, When, and Where.

Waking or skating flies for steelhead require a surface presentation employing the down and across swing to present a dry fly. The fly is cast quartering across the current in the same manner as a wet fly, but rides the surface as it comes across leaving a V-shaped wake trailing behind it...

6 weight 12'6" 4 pc. Beulah Platinum Spey Rod

Beulah Platinum 12' 6" #6 Spey Rod

If Beulah two handed rods were a baseball team, the Beulah Platinum 12'6" #6-weight would be the MVP. Thanks to Beulah's carbon scrim, the blank weighs only 2.85 ounces and the completed rod weighs only 6.5 ounces.

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Custom FFS Waterproof Fly Boxes

Custom FFS Waterproof Fly Boxes

Watertight rubber gaskets seal each lid securely and provide a barrier against the elements. These boxes are built for portability in a vest or jacket pocket. Each is designed for trout sized flies for maximum organization...

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Tippet rings used in trout leaders can become the perfect connection for droppers used in steelhead fishing

Tippet Rings

Sometimes you discover solutions to problems where you least expect to find them. Tippet rings used in trout leaders can become the perfect connection for droppers used in steelhead fishing...

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Wakers & Skaters Surface fishing for steelhead is exciting and can be very productive during certain water conditions.

Wakers & Skaters

Rivers, which contain a high percentage of wild steelhead from June through October, are the best bet. Wild steelhead seem more prone to rise to the surface than do hatchery fish. All the flies listed here can be fished as true "dry flies."

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