Spring is here! Håkan Karsnäser’s home waters are finally opening as the ice breaks. Here are some thoughts from Håkan on his favourite and most important flies for the early fishing.Continue reading “Flies for cold water”
Jigs and zonkers
It’s not uncommon for new flies, styles and patterns to emerge from combinations of other well established ones. Some turn out really well – some not quite as well. But when you combine the superior mobility of a zonker with the basic principle of the upside down properties of a a jig hook, I say we’ve got something good.Continue reading “Jigs and zonkers”
Zonker – a fly that swims
Zonker… the name is kind of weird. It sounds like something from outer space – but streamers and tube flies sporting fur strips of some kind is as popular as ever. The zonker is not a new idea, though.