by Roger Lowe via Brookings’ Anglers
unfortunately, this video suffers of poor image quality but the very clear, concise and extremely well explained and pleasantly twangy instructions on this technique more than make up for the constant blur.
the tutorial is based on the infamous Royal Wulff patern but the same winging technique will do the do for a whole host of other flies from the more traditional types such as the Catskill school to more contemporary floating patterns such as this little Honey that’s caught me so many fish. Honey has a synthetic wing but the tying process is basically the same.
explore, experiment but mostly, enjoy !
as a lot of us casting geeks know, Jason Borger‘s been working on his soon to be out (and looooong-awaited !) ‘Single-Handed Fly Casting – A Modular Approach’ book so we’ll half-pardon him for not keeping up with Jeff Kennedy and their Drawing Fish and Flies 52 weekly challenge but once again, the wait was worth it !
here’s a Popsicle splash
and here a Royal Wulff
one for every flavor, both gorgeous.
the Dynamic Drawing Duo are at it again this year, this time combining fish and flies in a weekly drawing published every saturday on their respective blogs. (click here for this year’s adventure details and the pics for their blogs) enjoy !