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    How to Carry Scandinavian Patterns

    I have the Guideline tube box....comes in a 5 compartment version for medium and 3 compartment version for larger flies.....great box, I am a huge fan... The Frodin wallet seems pretty gimmicky and impractical....probably very expensive too for what it is. However, I am a big fan of the fits...
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    Red flaming pig

    cracker!
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    Blue

    Here is a simple tube from today...tied on a 1cm US tube for a bit of weight....bucktail and fox wing, flash and thread hotspot head. Thnx for looking!
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    Slimmer dressing on skittle tube

    Lol my local shops don’t stock anything....I order a lot from the UK as well as these came from Canadian tube fly company. Our biggest steelhead came on a skittle tube pattern...good fishing flies!
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    Slimmer dressing on skittle tube

    Skittle tubes are weighed tubes....old school tube fly design from Yuri Shumakov I believe.... This one weight 0.86grams on my scale. Adds a nice sinking property to the fly when fishing faster water and still light enough to cast with touch and go casts. The fly is tied on the red tubing just...
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    Slimmer dressing on skittle tube

    Here is a slimmer dressing in steelhead colours tied on a skittle tube....I don’t see a lot of people using skittle tubes but I think they are excellent for fishing. Thanks for looking and have a great weekend Serge
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    Lighting is not great but you get the idea....it’s a really nice build!
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    thanks for your insight, sounds like the AFS will be spot on at 520 grains. Thats what heard about this particular model as well, and I feel pretty lucky to have picked it up. Its an interesting build with a custom bottom wood grip and custom thread wraps for the guides.....I should post some...
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    Thanks for the heads up And, ill check out the NA FF forum. That is one light set up! I joined this forum to improve my tying and pick up new tube techniques. There are not too many tube tiers on SP so its been great so far, I have learned lots. I see you are an administrator here! Wow...
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    I have read some great things about this rod and I am very excited to try it out....now only if there were a few more steelhead around :unsure:. Thanks for your help Ard, hope ice out comes soon for you in Alaska!
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    Did u check the other forum? That’s where I found this one!
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    Awesome...that’s exactly what I was looking for....it seems to be a true 8/9 then...someone told me they used 460ish grain Scandi head on it so I wanted to make sure.....I have an old AFS amd SA Scandi extreme at 520grains that I’m going to try out. Thanks Ard!
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    Yea you are right Ard! Nice to see a familiar face here....serge from Bow river 😄
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    LeCie 1378/9 3 piece model

    I recently purchased this rod and I am hoping to get some insight into lines it likes. I am looking to fish a Scandi head....any insight would be much appreciated. Thank you!
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    Quick morning tie

    Hi Ard, Yup its Serge from Calgary/Bow river :)
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    Quick morning tie

    Steelhead seem to like ‘loud colours’ more than salmon, for which this would be a high/off colour water fly or falling spate as mentioned.. One of my favourites for steelhead is the Pahtagorva, with fiery brown gold and a bit of orange it is a beautiful colour combo. But I know a lot of...
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    Quick morning tie

    Here is a quick tie from this morning.....Scandi tube in steelhead colours tied on a 1cm brass US tube. Nothing fancy but a good ‘fishing’ fly. Thanks for looking! Serge
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    Glödhäck

    Very nice, what is the winging material?
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    Brass bottle frances

    Thanks for the kind comments gents!
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    Brass bottle frances

    Finally got to use my new HMH adaptor and I have to say I’m a big fan.....makes tying on the bottles and brass tubes easier. No more spinning of the tubes! Thanks for looking and have a great weekend
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