Friday Five: 2/23/18

We’ve arrived at the last Friday Five of February! As always, we have some good selections for you to check out with your morning coffee or during a break at work. Enjoy!

5 Proven Tips to Help You Catch More Flies (Flymen Fishing Company)

This post by Daniel Podobed has some great tips – especially the bonus tip about keeping a notebook of what you’re tying. Evernote and a notebook are both tools that I use personally when thinking of patterns or saving ones I like.

A Few Flies from Andy Saunders (Frankenfly)

Paul Beel highlights the flies of Andy Saunders, who’s from England. The patterns listed would be good imitations for BWOs!

Fly Fishing Strategies: No Limits – Use Every Type of Weight Available (Troutbutten)

Achieving the right depth for a drift is important – you want to make sure the fly is where the fish are. Here are some helpful tips on how to get the proper depth using all kinds of weight at your disposal.

How to Tie the Sculp Snack (Orvis Fly Fishing)

George Daniel shows how to tie his Sculp Snack, giving instructions along the way. This is a great smaller streamer pattern, and George says it’s one that has worked well for him both on our waters here and around the country.

Mike Schmidt’s Viking Midge (Fly Fishing the Ozarks)

Brian Wise brings us another sweet streamer video, featuring another one of Mike Schmidt’s patterns.

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