Rethinking Flyfishing – Skagit

We just have to admit it, leaving politics aside, there is a lot of funky stuff coming over from the USA. Pulsing over the big ocean a rather new “flyfishing- movement” has hit the shores of Europe. An alternative movement which is in the midst of “reinventing” flyfishing or at least how we have perceived flyfishing over the last few decades. Rethinking flytackle and it’s practical use: a never-ending-story 🙂

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Hallo(ween) in Austria

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Magical things happen around Samhain/Halloween, people say… Well people are right we think, as BalticFlyfisher is bringing magic down to our partners in Austria.

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Meet the witch (aka Silja) and the pumpkin (aka Stuart) at Armin Pijawetz´s info-day on 22.10.16.

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OPST MKII Ostrich Drabs

Olympic Peninsular Skagit Tactics (OPST) MKII Ostrich Drabs

With the salmon and trout season drawing to a close here in Europe we thought you might be interested in a series of articles about our favourite winter pastime – fly tying. This the first is about feathers – or OPST Drabs.

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ECHO Dry – Love at First Sight

Stuart, aka “the tea boy” at Balticflyfisher, asked me if I would to take one of the new 2017 ECHO models on a recent trip to Swedish Lapland. I called by Stuart’s house a few days before leaving for Kiruna to try a couple of the new models. The first one I tried was a 9ft #5 ECHO DRY. It was love at first sight.

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Have they gone totally mad!

When we spoke to the guys at OPST about adding a little more contrast between their Commando Head and their [Kawasaki] green Lazar running line, we were thinking more along the lines of a subtle colouring of the rear loop of the Commando head. I guess we should have known different. Nothing they produce is normal. So what did they do?

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OPST Sink Tips

This article was originaly published by OPST on their FB page, its so informative that we decided to post it here. So for those of you that missed the original article here it is again.

Text and Photos © OPST

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