Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin
In face of continuing threats to the Clean Water Act, TU is asking for anglers to take action to prevent congressional meddling.
Tomorrow morning the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will consider an amendment to an appropriations bill that would undermine Clean Water Act protections for important trout, salmon and steelhead habitat. Today TU CEO Chris Wood had this to say about the … more
The Thorax-Style Sulphur Dun is the focus of this week’s featured tying video. Matt Grobert ties a sulphur version of Vince Marinaro’s classic pattern, starting with a size 14 Dai-Riki #300 dry fly hook.
Whether you are fascinated by competitive fly fishing or think it is the bane of the sport, it’s hard not to agree that the techniques used and developed in timed, scored angling offer insights into how to catch more fish. …
This week’s featured video shows you how to tie both the Davy Knot and the Improved (or Double) Davy Knot, small-profile knots that are easy to learn and perfect for flies size 18 and under.
Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie the Dorato Hare’s Ear, which was designed to imitate a newly emerged caddis fly, in this week’s featured tying video. Says videographer Tim Flagler: “Although maybe not as handsome as it’s close cousin the Adams, the Dorato …
In this week’s featured fly tying video, Tim Flagler ties both the standard and “Sexy” version of the Walt’s Worm, a fast-sinking crane fly larva imitation. “The original Walt’s Worm, developed by Walt Young of Pennsylvania, has been a favorite …
Matt Grobert ties the Tungsten Torpedo in this week’s featured tying video. As videographer Tim Flagler says, “it’s become a staple of competitive fly fishermen and with good reason: it works.”
“Building a Leader” is the subject of this week’s featured video. Tim Flager covers every step in the leader-assembly process for a 10-foot 4X leader, from segment measurement to knotting.