About Kjell S. Rakkenes
A die-hard fly fisher and fly tier with an extreme preference for dry flies and Winston rods.
Entries by Kjell S. Rakkenes
You’re probably, as me, always looking for great midge patterns. The Parachute Midge is such a pattern. The Parachute Midge is as easy to tie as the CdC Midge, and just as effective on a midge hatch. The fly design is similar to the Rena Caddis pattern.
The CdC and Elk Emerger is part of a concept of its own. Created by Hans Weilenmann these flies are beautiful, easy to tie and catches fish like nothing else. They can be tied in several ways to imitate different stages of a life cycle. Longer elk wings yields an adult. These short wings creates […]
The Vivelid Midge Buzzer is a great pattern I have “stolen” from Stig Vivelid-Nilsen who is also a member of the Winston Pro Staff. It’s not really an imitation, more like an midge attractor of some sort. It works, thats the point.
The bitter cold winter is setting in as quickly as spring came this year. Sadly the fly fishing season has ended, but now the fly tying season starts.