Gifts For Flies Fishing Salmon
Introducing “Gifts For Flies Fishing Salmon” – the ultimate collection for fly fishing enthusiasts specifically targeting salmon! Designed with great care and attention to detail, this collection includes a wide range of thoughtful and essential gifts to enhance the salmon fishing experience. Whether you’re searching for a present for a passionate angler or simply treating yourself, “Gifts For Flies Fishing Salmon” has got you covered.
1. Premium Salmon Flies: This collection offers an assortment of top-quality salmon flies meticulously hand-tied by expert fly tyers. These flies are designed to imitate the natural prey of salmon, enhancing your chances of a successful catch.
2. Fly Fishing Accessories: Our collection includes a range of essential accessories such as fly boxes, leaders, tippets, and line cutters. These items ensure fly fishermen can be fully prepared and equipped for their salmon fishing expeditions.
3. Guidebooks and DVDs: Explore a variety of educational resources that reveal the secrets of successful salmon fishing. From comprehensive guidebooks to instructional DVDs, these materials provide valuable insights and tips to improve your technique and
Product Description For Gifts For Flies Fishing Salmon
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Fly fishing for steelhead and salmon
An exhilarating pursuit involving specialized fly fishing gear and techniques.
The Deadly Dozen Steelhead and Salmon Fly Set – A premium collection of expert-recommended patterns designed to elevate your steelhead and salmon fishing experience. Crafted by us in-house based on the insights and advice of seasoned pro anglers from across the globe, this set is a must-have for any serious fly fisherman.
Proven effectiveness in enticing these prized species. From classic patterns to innovative creations, every fly in this set will give you an edge out on the water.
RoxStar Steelhead & Salmon Deadly Dozen
Origin: Created by Major John Traherne, British fly tyer, mid-20th century
Appearance: Characterized by its silver body and jungelcock wings, along with contrasting black and orange elements.
Materials: The fly is tied using silver tinsel for the body, black and orange bucktail for the collar, jungelcock for the wings.
Purpose: The Silver Demon is primarily used for targeting steelhead, but it can also be effective for many species of salmon. The combination of silver, black and orange is intended to imitate baitfish and other prey that steelhead and salmon feed on.
Max Canyon Steelhead Fly
Origin: Created by: Doug Stewart in the early 1970’s
Appearance: The Max Canyon is characterized by its red body with silver ribbing, along with contrasting black & white elements.
Materials: The fly is tied using red floss and silver wire for the body, bucktail and hackles for the collar and tail.
Purpose: The Max Canyon is primarily used for targeting steelhead trout however it has also been effective with many salmon species.
Coal Car Salmon Fly
Origin: Created by Warren Duncan, a renowned Canadian fly tier
Appearance: The Coal Car is characterized by its striking combination of black and red, which gives it a distinct appearance.
Materials: This fly is usually tied using black and red floss silk for the body & throat, black hackle and bucktail for the collar and wing.
Purpose: Primarily designed for targeting Chinook (King) salmon, but it can also be effective for other salmon species as well as steelhead. The color combination and movement of the materials in the water aim to mimic baitfish.
The Blue Shiner
Origin: Created by: Carrie Gertrude Stevens in the Late 1890’s
Appearance: The Blue Shiner salmon fly features blue and silver coloration, imitating the look of small baitfish. It has a blue body, silver mylar for flash, and includes a silver wing.
Materials: This fly is tied using blue floss for the body, silver mylar for added flash, calf tail for the color and hackle feathers for the wings.
Purpose: The Blue Shiner is intended to replicate the appearance of a wounded baitfish, which is a primary food source for salmon. It’s a very attractive target!
The Black Ghost
Origin: Created by Herbert Welch, an American angler, in the early 1920s.
Appearance: Characterized by its distinctive black body, white wing, and a few strands ofyellow hackle at the front and the tail.
Materials: This fly is tied using black floss for the body, white hackles for the winging material, yellow bucktail for color and tail, and mylar ribbing for added flash and attraction.
Purpose: Versatile pattern designed to mimic various types of prey, minnows, baitfish, or small fry. Its dark coloration contrasts and white wing, making it a visible target for fish.
The Blue Charm
Origin: Created by Charles E. Wheeler, from Scotland, late 1800s.
Appearance: Characterized by its elegant and subtle coloration. A black body, with a silver tinsel rib, and a wing made of blue-gray with a unique upright yellow tail.
Materials: This fly is tied using black floss for the body, silver tinsel for ribbing, blue and gray calf tail feathers for the collar, wings and yellow for the tail.
Purpose: Designed to mimic various aquatic insects or small baitfish, Its subdued yet attractive colors make it a versatile choice in various water conditions.
Origin: Created by Scottish fly tyer Mr. Robert Wilson in the early 1900s.
Appearance: Characterized by its purple body and silver tinsel ribbing. has gained popularity and become a widely used pattern for salmon and steelhead fishing.
Materials: This fly is tied using purple floss for the body, silver tinsel for ribbing, purple hackle for the collar, and a wing made of gray squirrel tail.
Purpose: Designed to mimic various aquatic insects or small baitfish, common food sources for salmon and steelhead. Its distinct purple coloration makes it an attractive target.
Conehead Egg Eater
Origin: Believed to stem from Scotland on the River Tweed, early 1800’s
Appearance: Features a weighted conehead at the front of the fly, followed by a body made of chenille. The body is layered with bright red and orange marabou and flash.
Materials: The fly is tied using a conehead for the head, chenille for the body, marabou, and rainbow flash for the tail.
Purpose: Designed to imitate a leech feeding on salmon eggs. This combination of a predatory leech and a vulnerable egg cluster makes it one of the most deadly flies for lethargic Salmon and Steelhead.
Origin: Created by famous Scottish tier, Major John Traherne
Appearance: Characterized by its bright and flashy coloration. Casting it upstream and allowing it to swing downstream in the current imitates the movement of a swimming fish.
Materials: This fly is tied using red tinsel for the body, pink and purple marabou for the wing, and rainbow flash for attraction.
Purpose: Designed to be a visually stimulating fly pattern for both salmon and steelhead. Its combination of bold colors and flashy materials is intended to grab the attention of sluggish fish.
Origin: Named after Skokomish River WA State, likely developed by local anglers
Appearance: Characterized by its bright and vibrant colors. Casting it upstream and allowing it to swing downstream imitates the movement of a swimming fish.
Materials: Tied using orange chenille for the body, silver tinsel for ribbing, yellow & orange hackle for the collar and tail, and white calftail for the wing.
Purpose: Designed to mimic various prey that salmon feed on, including small baitfish and insects. Its bright colors and movement in the water make it an attractive target for salmon.
Origin: Created by John Sloat, a renowned fly tier from Nova Scotia, Canada.
Appearance: Characterized by its black and silver contrast and a yellow tag at the rear. Casting it upstream and allowing it to swing downstream in the current imitates the movement of a swimming fish.
Materials: Tied using peacock herl for the body, Yellow silk for the tag, black hackle and calftail for the collar and wing.
Purpose: Designed to imitate various prey that salmon feed on, including small insects and baitfish. Its simple yet effective design makes it a versatile and reliable pattern.
Origin: Created by Dan Byford, an American fly tier and angler.
Appearance: Features a dark long body. By ripping or retrieving creates an imparting motion to the fly to mimic the swimming or fleeing behavior of a prey fish.
Materials: Tied using black rabbit and mylar for the body, flash for added attraction, and a weighted head for depth control.
Purpose: The Black Zonker is designed to imitate a small fish or leech, both common prey items for salmon and steelhead. Its dark coloration and realistic movement make it an effective pattern for predatory fish.
What are some of the most popular types of salmon and steelhead flies?
Popular salmon flies include classics like the Blue Charm and the Silver Demon, while steelhead flies like the Black Zonker and Purple Peril are widely used.
When is the best time to use salmon and steelhead flies?
The timing depends on the species and location. Steelhead runs vary by region and can occur in both spring and fall. Salmon runs can also vary, with some species running in the fall and others in the spring.
What techniques are used to fish with salmon and steelhead flies?
Common techniques include swinging and dead drifting. Swinging involves casting downstream and letting the fly swing across the current. Dead drifting involves presenting a fly naturally in the current.
How important is presentation when fishing with these flies?
Presentation is crucial. Achieving a lifelike movement and appearance in the water is essential for convincing salmon and steelhead to strike. Factors like drift speed, depth, and action can make a significant difference in success.
Are there specific regulations or best practices for using these flies?
Yes, anglers should always follow local fishing regulations, which may include restrictions on fly types, barbless hooks, and catch-and-release practices. It’s also important to handle fish with care to minimize stress and injury.
✔️THE DEADLY DOZEN – PROVEN NATIONWIDE: This is hands down the most complete, well-thought-out Salmon and Steelhead fly assortment on the market with the RoxStar touch of Quality. This Salmon Steelhead flies Dealy Dozen includes-Black Ghost #2, Zonker Black #2Max Canyon #1/0, Sloats Tail #1/0, Silver Demon #4, Coal Car #1/0, Purple Peril #1/0, Blue Charm #1/0, Skukomish Sunrise #1/0, Conehead EggEater Volcano #4, Shner Blue #1/0 and the Show Girl in #1/0.
✔️ HAND TIED IN-HOUSE – NEVER OUTSOURCED: RoxStar Fly Shop offers the superior quality you’re looking for. All of our Trout, Salmon, and Steelhead Fishing Flies are Tied In-House by professional fly tiers from hand-selected premium material on quality VMC, Mustad & Daiichi fly fishing hooks. We are truly committed to 110% customer satisfaction. If it’s not perfect you bet the house we will go above and beyond to make it right!
✔️ GET READY TO OUTFISH YOUR BUDDIES: Fly Fishing Steelhead Trout & Salmon is a passion in itself. With the RoxStar Deadly Dozen all you need is your Fly Rod and to find some water. The selection of steelhead and salmon flies in this set will be sure to set you apart from anyone else on the water.