Saturday, April 24, 2010
Just find out those new released clips that are not included in the skagit master DVD. I love it! And I totally agree what Ed said!
If you are not confident about the fly, don't use it! Live n' Die! Link.
more info about Intruder LINK
Read a bit history of the intruder fly: by Scott Howell
“GO BIG OR GO HOME”
It is impossible to start a piece on the Intruder without going into a bit of the history of the fly. My Signature Series Intruder was not a simple case of sitting down at the vice one evening and creating this revolutionary pattern. It all started way back in the early 90’s with a circle of guides at a lodge in Alaska. The first “Intruder-style” fly was the brainchild of Ed Ward, and was originally designed for king salmon. This shank-style fly was a solution for creating huge plug-like silhouettes that could simply not be achieved on conventional fly hooks. While fishing these flies for kings, it was impossible not to notice how well Alaska’s huge rainbows took these large life-like patterns. And, it didn't take long for the light bulb to go on, “If these big rainbows can’t resist them, just think of how well they might work for their anadromous cousins (steelhead).”
It was not for another couple months after a grueling summer of guiding that we first got to swim these new patterns in water inhabited by steelhead. That September, Ed Ward, Jerry French and myself crammed into a truck and headed for BC with my drift boat in tow. Despite being faced with very low water conditions that trip... continue the reading here LINK