Celebrate the first Friday of October by enjoying this week’s edition of the Friday Five. Grab your coffee and read on!
How to Take Your Spouse on a Fly Fishing Vacation… (Flymen Fishing Company)
Ryan Shea of Brookdog Fishing Company provides some tips to make a fly fishing vacation and family vacation combine. He draws from his own experience with his wife, and has the photos to prove it. Some good, practical things to keep in mind!
Podcast: Twelve Tips on Fishing Hatches that Might Surprise You (Orvis Fly Fishing)
This podcast features Tom Rosenbauer talking about some tips on fishing hatches. Tom confesses: “It’s a shameless plug for my newest book, The Orvis Guide to Hatch Strategies: Successful Fly Fishing for Trout Without Always Matching the Hatch“. However, that doesn’t change the fact that you’ll still probably find it helpful.
Hook Shots: Michigan Trout All Day, All Night (Field & Stream)
Joe Cermele and Joe Demalderis head up to Michigan to fish with Brian Kozminksi of True North Trout Guide Service, mousing at night and going for wild brookies during the day. Looks like a blast!
October Caddis Skater (Tightline Productions)
Tim Flagler shows a good October Caddis dry fly pattern. I’ve been hearing from a friend that he’s been seeing a few of these larger caddis on Penns Creek – might be worth tying a few up just to try! And as always, adjust the size and color and you have a good caddis pattern for other types of caddis too.
Flashtag Caddis Pupa (Frankenfly, Justin Aldrich)
Paul Beel of Frankenfly features this fly tying video by Justin Aldrich. This is a simple and effective caddis pupa that would work well wherever caddis can be found!