Posts Tagged ‘The Fly Shop’

Read Ryan’s latest, greatest and tax deductible trip that he lead to the world’s last frontier chasing the fish we cherish most. Envy does not even come close:



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Check out Ryan P’s latest posts fishing for Atlantic Salmon bankside on the Ponoi, Kola Peninsula:

Amid a stark, powerful riverscape, we casted and caught many fresh summer run Ponoi Atlantic salmon. After catching and releasing two small bright fish on consecutive casts, I made a third cast that swung a double-hooked Cascade through the same water. Ruslan was stoked that we’d found a pod of fresh fish and suggested I keep casting into the same pool cause there might be another and another. The Cascade swung through and – hold on, I have to explain something: So Atlantics like the fly moving much faster than steelhead. They hold in faster water AND they like the fly moving even faster. So you either don’t mend, thus creating a belly that rips the fly across, or if the water is slower, you actually throw a downstream mend to create same effect. With such a big belly, the grabs often feel quite slow, like a silver salmon, just a slow and steady pppppuuuuuuuuuuulllll…”

Check it out from ‘Ponoi Day 0’ and work your way upwards: http://thebigpull.wordpress.com/

Ponoi Pull

Ponoi Pull | Photo courtesy of Ryan Peterson

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