Tag Archives: Home Waters Fly Fishing

Simplify Your Spey Part 2: Swinging the Run, by J. Lusher

Alright, you’ve got your rod set up and things are feeling good. Its time to fish!! The basic method for swinging a run effectively is the same winter or summer. In the winter we might look for slower water but the great runs have the same characteristics. Water that is somewhere in that walking speed […]

Simplify Your Spey, by J. Lusher

Swinging the fly for winter steelhead can be daunting.  Two handed rods, Skagit lines and T-material.  525 grains or 540?  T-11, T-14, or T-8?  It can seem complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Two handed rods are a game changer for the steelheader.  Time between casts is shorter, room for the backcast becomes unnecessary […]

Jim “the Modified Fisherman” is in the Home Waters house as a guest blogger! Enjoy!

My First Trout Trip of 2016 I’d like to start with a short introduction about myself. I’ve been fishing my whole life and have always wanted to learn about fly fishing. Then one day about three years ago,  I woke up and decided that was the day I was going to see what this fly […]

Sunday FUNday

On Sunday we fished around Oakridge. It was a beautiful, warm and sunny day, with a few scattered clouds.  Dry flies were on the menu all day. Olive Elk Hair Caddis, Green Elk Hair Caddis and March Brown Cripple, in that order, were the most productive. Not much of a hatch at all, really.  We […]