Salmon Season in Western Washington

November 9, 2013By flugfisksalmon, tube fly No Comments

Surprisingly I was recently able to find time amid my hectic schedule for three days of Salmon fishing on a couple of the local rivers with a good friend of mine.  While one of the rivers was not very productive for us, the other one was quite the opposite, bringing us many hookups, exciting fights … Read More

Northwest Tube Fly has moved to a WordPress Blog

August 3, 2013By flugfiskUncategorized No Comments

I have recently transformed this blog into a WordPress blog.  Wanting more flexibility and customizable options I choose to use WordPress.  The Northwest Tube Fly blog can be accessed using and respectively.  So please head on over to the new and updated Northwest Tube Fly blog and be sure to bookmark the new … Read More

Trout Flies

July 30, 2013By flugfiskTrout, tube fly No Comments

In preparation for a week long trip to Montana and the Clark Fork River, I tied a few different flies for trout.  As I have plenty of dry flies and smaller nymphs already, I chose to focus on some pretty good sized tube flies, hoping to entice some of the big boys.  

Pinky and the Brain

June 24, 2013By flugfiskUncategorized No Comments

I was trying some different things when using the “in the round, under the wing” style of tying a hair wing tube fly when I came up with this pattern that I call, “Pinky and the Brain”.  I’m not going to do a complete step by step walk through, instead I have compiled the images … Read More

In the round, under the wing

June 20, 2013By flugfiskUncategorized No Comments

This blog post will be dedicated not to a specific fly pattern but instead to a style which I like to use.  I call this style, “in the round, under the wing”. I really enjoy tying in the round.  Using spun Arctic Fox with Rhea and Amherst it is very easy to make a lively … Read More