Meet Fly Fishing Legend Scott Baker-McGarva

Scott Baker-McGarva is well-known around these parts… he has two decades of guiding experience and is also as a fly shop manager, fly casting and fly tying instructor, commercial tier, outdoor writer, TV personality, movie consultant, motivational speaker and all-round fishy dude.

Scott was kind enough to play along and give us his insights and some stories for our Legends series.

Fly Tricks 6: The Chironomid Fly

In this, our last episode of Season 1, Mikey teaches Cortney how to make a chironomid fly.

This fly imitates a chroni pupa as it starts to make its slow wiggle to the surface, because that’s when they are most vulnerable to fish. And trust me, fish love to go for them!

Meet Jen Ripple, Editor-in-Chief of Dun Magazine

Jen Ripple is one of the most influential voices in fly fishing as Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Dun Magazine. She is also member of the Board of Directors for Fly Fishers International and member of the Board of Directors for AFFTA.
Jen was gracious enough to give us some insight into her fishy life.

Fly Tricks 5: The Micro Leech Fly

In this episode, Mikey teaches Cortney how to make a micro leech fly. And Cortney reveals the secret to picking up girls in the bar! Also, she continues to have problems with whip finishes…

Fly Tricks 4: The Tom Thumb Fly

Welcome to Episode 4 of Fly Tricks!
In this episode, Michael teaches Cortney how to tie a classic BC fly, the Tom Thumb.
Plus… how to save an errant whip finish!

Meet Fly Fishing Legend Stuart Foxall

Stuart Foxall has been fly tying and fly fishing for over 40 years and has fished in many of the U.K.’s rivers as well as Norway, Argentina, Canada, and USA. We had a chance to ask Stuart about his fishy life.

Fly Tricks 2: The Sculpin Fly

In this episode, Mikey teaches Cortney how to tie a sculpin fly. And Cortney explains the hazards of being a blonde, and how Caesars can fix anything.

Fly Tricks 1: The Alevin Fly

Welcome to the first episode of Fly Tricks: Where Beginners Learn to Tie Flies with fly-tying guide extraordinaire, Michael Orlowski and his apprentice, Cortney Brown. In this episode, Mikey teaches Cortney how to tie an alevin fly.

Fly Tricks: Where Beginners Learn to Tie Flies

We’ve been brewing up a new project at Trout CountryFishing Guides, and we’re calling it Fly Tricks: Where Beginners Learn to Tie Flies. We’ll share an instructional fly tying video each month and help you fill your fly box with flies that work for different times of the season. You don’t have to be a beginner…