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For the last 35 years, he has traveled the world as a salmon fishing professional, working as a fly tier and guide, giving speeches, coaching anglers of all levels, and running “Master Class” weeks in many countries.Learn More About Mikael
The Salmon Foxtrot
By Håkan Stenlund
Back in Tokyo, for a break. Just in need of a change, you know, “to get away from things.” Having worked hard all summer long, there couldn’t be more of a contrast between reeling in salmon on a river in Swedish Lapland and heading to Tokyo. For me, working hard…
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Yvon Chouinard:Tying the Pheasant Tail
Following up on his essay “Lessons from a Simple Fly,” newly published in Fly Fisherman and Trout & Salmon magazines, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard sits down in his living room to show how he combines just a few simple materials to tie the pheasant tail and partridge soft hackle.
Whether you’ve been tying for years or you’re leaning over the vise for the first time, it’s a pattern that can change the way you think about what makes a truly effective fly.