Pike fishing is something i really like to do but tying flies for it has not always been my favorite. There was a period of a year or so that I didn't tie a single pike fly. That was in a time when almost all pike flies were based of big bundles of flat flashabou. Something I hated handling. To make epoxy heads is something I hate as well. Not a good combination for tying pike flies I thought and put it to the side. But things happened since then. Try to tie this fly by following the video instructions and combined all the new, upcoming materials that can take a hard beating of lots of pike. It is an easy pattern to get the proportions right and can be tied in a lot of different colors. You have two examples down below. To save time as well as my patience I use plastic dumbbell eyes instead of making an epoxy head with eyes.
Extend the season of fly fishing on the coast or add a new dimension to your fishing in lakes. Fishing from a belly boat can truly be amazing. Here is a guide on how you get started and a review of two top of the market belly boats if you want to start taking belly boat fishing seriously. I have got the opportunity to try the Fish Cat Commander and Outcast Scout for 6 months. They are light and easy to store. For me, a belly boat is used for two completely different reasons when used in fresh and when used in the sea. Here I will cover why. Read More