Jason Akl News & Tips

News & Tips: Have Some Fun & Fly Fish for Bluegills, The Seasons, The Patterns, The Presentation...
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Have Some Fun & Fly Fish for Bluegills, The Seasons, The Patterns, The Presentation

July 15, 2016
While many fly anglers start their fly-fishing endeavors by honing their skills and practicing their technique…
News & Tips: Outfish Ice Jigs With This Hand-Tied Fly...
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Outfish Ice Jigs With This Hand-Tied Fly

December 21, 2015
The arrival of ice on your favorite lakes and ponds does not mean that you should store away your fly box for the…
News & Tips: 5 Strange Fly Tying Materials that Really Work...
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5 Strange Fly Tying Materials that Really Work

April 29, 2015
A common misconception amongst inexperienced fly tiers is that prepped materials are the only ones worthy of a place by…
News & Tips: 3 Ice Fishing Secrets for Lake Superior Smallmouth...
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3 Ice Fishing Secrets for Lake Superior Smallmouth

February 12, 2015
Itching for summer smallmouth action? No need to wait until ice-out to battle trophy bronzebacks. With many fish over…
The right scissors are an essential piece of fly tying equipment. ...
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How to Select the Perfect Scissors for Fly Tying

January 6, 2015
With many different types of scissors available to the avid fly tier, trying to pick out a quality pair is not as easy…
News & Tips: Protect Your Investment: A Guide to Winterizing Your Fly Gear...
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Protect Your Investment: A Guide to Winterizing Your Fly Gear

December 18, 2014
If you are not lucky enough to live in an area that has a year-round trout fishery, then winterizing your fly gear…
News & Tips: Think Thread Doesn’t Matter When Tying Flies? Learn How to Pick the Right Thread for the Job...
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Think Thread Doesn’t Matter When Tying Flies? Learn How to Pick the Right Thread for the Job

December 10, 2014
Many fly tiers won’t skimp when it comes to purchasing fly tying materials such as hackles or dubbing for fly tying but…
News & Tips: 3 Factors You Should Consider When Buying a Fly Tying Bobbin...
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3 Factors You Should Consider When Buying a Fly Tying Bobbin

November 25, 2014
Over my years in fly tying, I have been lucky enough to test nearly all fly tying bobbins. There are so many different…
News & Tips: How to Pick the Best Deer Hair for Tying Flies...
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How to Pick the Best Deer Hair for Tying Flies

November 21, 2014
The uses for deer hair in fly tying are almost endless. Spinning, stacking and layering deer hair are just a few…
News & Tips: What to Wear When Fishing So You Don’t Freeze Your Tail Fin Off...
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What to Wear When Fishing So You Don’t Freeze Your Tail Fin Off

November 7, 2014
It’s hard to beat the bite of fall trolling for salmon and trout when the weather and water turn cold. As hot as the…
News & Tips: How to Tie Killer Streamers for Fall Brown Trout Fishing...
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How to Tie Killer Streamers for Fall Brown Trout Fishing

October 19, 2014
With fall underway, the cold weather and high water means brown trout are in full swing with their migration back into…
News & Tips: Read the Weeds for Unbelievable Fall Pike Fishing...
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Read the Weeds for Unbelievable Fall Pike Fishing

October 8, 2014
In some respects the fall fishing season can be difficult for anglers because of cold weather, rough water and the weed…