Tippets: Choosing a Leader, Tying the “Skeena Spey”

January 10, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent article Steve Culton runs down leader options for integrated full-sink and floating lines. Read more on which option will best fit your fishing style and needs, via Current Seams.
  • Orange and pink are favorite colors of steelhead, and the “Skeena Spey” is classic fly from Jaap Kalkman that works well for Skeena steelhead. “For most situations a tube fly with a short shank, off-sett bait style hook, is the best way to land these acrobatic fish. However, there is something to be said for the beauty of a fly tied on iron.” Learn how to tie the pattern here.