Pete's original writings from the Heart of the World, plus fly-tying

Wednesday, May 25

Sloggi's tube fly w/cone body

There are flies which not only catch your eye but appeal to something deeper... This little tube fly with a weighted cone body is one of my favorites. It's featured in 2 sets of forum discussions on the Salmon Fishing Forum. Sloggi's step-by-step is provided in the 2nd set.

Monday, May 23

Popovics' FLEX Fleye

Bob Popovics' FLEX Fleye uses Tuffleye FLEX over a synthetic wing like Steve Farrar's Blend (with a little angel hair topping) over a tuft of fleece. Many variations, way cool and effective.
Want to see more of Popovics and Farrar? Try the ASWF site.

Sunday, May 22

Zaggin Zook

Check out Curtis Fry's "Zaggin Zook", a topwater fly that walks-the-dog with ease.
Or try Curtis's YouTube Channel - lots to choose from.