Tag: Steelhead

Kriller

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to tying steelhead flies. Everyone has their superstitions about what does and doesn’t work.

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to tying steelhead flies. Everyone has their superstitions about what does and doesn’t work. Unfortunately, this means we almost exclusively fish patterns that are based on the same rules. Today, we’re going to bend those rules a bit, all in the name of expanding […]

Matt Meahan’s Steelhead Shank Intruder

As the name suggests, the idea is to "intrude" on the steelhead's territory and trigger the "fight" response of fight or flight.

  Intruder Style Flies Are Designed to Provoke Aggressive Strikes From Steelhead. As the name suggests, the idea is to “intrude” on the steelhead’s territory and trigger the “fight” response of fight or flight. Meahan’s Intruder is an approachable pattern for all fly tyers. So many Intruder fly patterns call for some exotic material, but […]

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