Bow River Bugger Video Fly Tying Instructions

Video tutorial courtesy of our friends at InTheRiffle

The Bow River Bugger is a great western streamer pattern.  It can be fished both on the dead drift and also stripped as a streamer. The Bow River Bugger is a small minnow and/or sculpin imitation. It is also a hybrid fly and blend between a Woolly Bugger and Muddler Minnow.  The pulsing action is mainly taken from the Woolly Bugger, Continue reading “Bow River Bugger Video Fly Tying Instructions”

How to Make the Perfect Hammock Ridgeline with 3 Simple Knots

How to Make the Perfect Hammock Ridgeline with 3 Simple Knots

When camping out, there’s nothing quite like sleeping in a hammock. You get to fall asleep under the stars while gently swaying to the relaxing sounds of nature. Being up off the ground means no creepy crawlers and when you wake up, your back isn’t sore from sleeping on rocks. Additionally, if you’re backpacking, hammock camping lowers your overall trail weight.

Really, nothing beats it—except maybe a biblical swarm of insects or the unexpected rainy night.

That’s why you need a solid hammock ridgeline. With it, you can put up a rain fly or tarp to block out the wind and rain and attach a bug net to prevent mosquitos from turning you into a midnight snack. Continue reading “How to Make the Perfect Hammock Ridgeline with 3 Simple Knots”