Sequens Lure Tubi Musca*

Guest Blogger: Mike Cline, Bozeman, MT

One of my early tube flies
One of my early tube flies

Every once and awhile something catches your fancy. For whatever reason, rational or not, you embrace it and dive in. For close to 55 years I’ve been tying flies but never once had I tied or fished a Tube Fly. Of course I knew they existed, but for whatever reason, I never gave them much (or really any) thought. I didn’t know about their advantages over traditional hook based flies. I didn’t how they were tied or how they were rigged differently than traditional flies. I had no idea what equipment and materials were required to tie them. Until, I got the opportunity to fish them for Winter Steelhead on the Bogachiel River on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington this last November. When I wrote about that experience as Ice in the Guides I mentioned the use of tube flies on that trip in passing. Since then, as the title of this post portends “I followed the lure of the tube fly”.

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