I’ve pimped my favourite pike streamer (which happens to be a killer for large predatory trout as well). The new version has rubber legs, a bit more flash and those cool eyes from Flymen Fishing Company. It’s not replacing the original Nightwatchman – just adding an alternative with a bit more spank :0)
Rattle and hum! This is a basic zonker fly with a twist. The fat belly on this version hides a glass tube with metal rattles inside. Works great in some situations: Night fishing, low light conditions and stained water. Watch Zonkers under water in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsb3i…
Paying my respect to a true master of fly tying and flyfishing, the late great Jack Gartside. If I had to choose just one streamer fly for the rest of my days of fishing, Jack’s Soft Hackle Streamer would come out on top. You can wrap up a dozen of these in an hour and … Continue reading "Gartside’s Soft Hackle Streamer – streamer fly tying – tied by Michael Jensen"
This one looks like your average flash fly until it hits the water. Henrik added a little detail, that might surprise you… and catch the attention of the big mamas. Check it out.
The Nightwatchman is my own pattern, and a personal favourite for fishing in low light conditions: Dusk, dawn, nighttime and days with dark skies, rain and thunder. This version is tied mostly for pike and other large predators, but it is great streamer for trout as well. When the Nightwatchman is doing its rounds… things … Continue reading "Nightwatchman – tied by Michael Jensen"