35th Wffc Bih 2015

World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

Tag: rods

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : General Fly Tying Tips

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : General Fly Tying Tips

ALVIN DEDEUX: Okay, so we have kinda gone through the basic tools and materials and the basic steps to fly tying. We’ve talked about the vise and the other tools that you need to tie the flies. We’ve learned how to attach the thread to the hook which is the basis of all fly tying. […]

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : Using a Vise for Fly Tying

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : Using a Vise for Fly Tying

ALVIN DEDEUX: Okay, the first thing we’re going to need to think about when we’re tying flies is our vise. The vise is pretty much the heart of the whole fly-tying setup. This is what holds the hook. This particular vise is what we call a pedestal vise. It means it’s got this nice heavy […]

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : How to Use a Bobbin Cradle in Fly Tying

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : How to Use a Bobbin Cradle in Fly Tying

ALVIN DEDEUX: Another part of a lot of modern vises is this little deal here we call the bobbin cradle, that allows you to bring your thread forward or any of your tying materials. And if you want to use the rotary feature of the vise, if you didn’t use the bobbin cradle, what happens […]

Fly Fishing Equipment : Fly Fishing Backing Material Strength

Fly Fishing Equipment : Fly Fishing Backing Material Strength

Backing will come in several different strengths. Most common will be twenty pound test, but you can also find fifteen pound test, thirty pound test, and fifty pound test. Obviously, the larger the strength, the higher the pound test, the larger the diameter will be, so you’ll get less on your reel. So, if the […]

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Ice Fishing Hand Lines

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Ice Fishing Hand Lines

This is a typical hand line. You’ll notice that it’s a; kind of a classic wooden thing. A lot of folks seem to carve these at home. Put on a jig saw or a band saw and carve them out. It’s made out of a good solid hardwood. Oak or Maple is often, often used. […]

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : Fly Tying with Synthetic Materials

Fly Tying Tips & Techniques : Fly Tying with Synthetic Materials

ALVIN DEDEUX: The next category of tying materials are synthetic materials. Those are obviously just man-made materials, whether it’s fibers, monofilament fibers. This stuff is called fish hair. It’s made to look like some type of hair but it’s a synthetic monofilament product. Tinsel, you might have seen that in packaging or your grandma might […]

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Baiting an Ice Fishing Hook

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Baiting an Ice Fishing Hook

Okay, now we need to get the bait on the hook. Now this can be a little bit interesting because now we’re dealing with a live creature and we can’t always predict how they’re going to react to this whole concept. Here’s a decent sized shiner that we use. You can see he’s still pretty […]

Fly Fishing with a Rabbit Strip Leech : Making a Rabbit Strip Head in Fly Tying

Fly Fishing with a Rabbit Strip Leech : Making a Rabbit Strip Head in Fly Tying

So, I’ve got my rabbit strip up here toward the front of the hook. I just sort of tied it off and clipped it, but I got a little bit of rabbit hide sticking up there, so what I’m going to do is kind of pull all the hair back and then just use that […]

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Rigging an Ice Fishing Rod: Sinker

Ice Fishing Rods & Hand Lines : Rigging an Ice Fishing Rod: Sinker

Let’s talk about how to rig a sinker onto an ultra-light rod. This is going to be something that is going to be used for smelt. So we want to use a very light sinker. A lot of regulations now in states require that we use tin bismuth or some other form of something other […]

Fishing TERMINATOR Swim Jigs in Heavy Cover – Gear Guide

Fishing TERMINATOR Swim Jigs in Heavy Cover – Gear Guide

– Hey guys, Tracey Shinler here. Just got done havin a pretty awesome day on the water we’re fishin the West Metro targeting post-spawn large mouth bass. Big key player for us today was the swim jig. Pretty simple, easy, throw it out, reel it back in. There’s some twitching to do in there. The […]