http://speyfishingoregon.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/web-header.jpg 182 541 Travis Johnson http://speyfishingoregon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/awa-logo1.png Travis Johnson2009-12-08 23:06:002014-08-19 09:16:58You make the rules
Tying flies, the most artistic and original way for steelhead angler to separate him self on and off the stream. The world of tying materials is growing so fast it is hard to keep up with, matched with the growth of the sport of steelhead fly fishing the combination has know limits of creation. A fly shop with a great selection of tying supplies are not everywhere but thats the beauty of the internet huh.
What I would like the readers of this post to get out of this blog is to except that with your flies their are no limits. The world is full of different muses, a womens shirt you saw at breakfast, a christmas decoration on the tree at a relatives house, or my favorite the colors of the sky during an early fall evening. Add these muses in with the long list of new styles from tubes to inturders the look of a fly can be the shape of ones imagination. Then the work starts like a painter with his brush. Flash or no? Natural or man made fibers?? Solid or stinger hook??? Then the color combos. I will be leaving these to you but some of my new favs are yellow and blue, blue and orange, and yellow and pink. I have caught fish on some and not others but thats fishing and no matter how bad or awsome the upcomming season might be I will not let that tell me what colors or flies to fish. As an angler the act of going fishing is above all. With hook filled vises I leave you, Travis.