Category Archives: Greatest

January Throw Down

Dave Pinczkowski, early devotee of Skagit, fishing guide, practicioner of the "crayfish hop," die-hard fan of The Allman Brothers Band and midwest legend, made his now annual trip out west. Dave came out in 2018 and experienced very high water, but was able to hook four fish on the Sol Duc. He lost them all,…
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Why so light?

The single most common question we get is: "why are your head recommendations so much lighter than other companies?" The truth is, we just made an error on our line chart. We've fixed the gliche. No, but seriously, our recommendations for OPST Commando Heads tend to fall 75-100 grains lower than many people would expect.…
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Fly Tying Instructions

Composite Loop Fly Tying Learn a new fly tying technique to add unique effects to your flies and maybe even rekindle your passion for fly tying. These are a handful of patterns that are proven for steelhead, salmon and/or trout. We go through them in step by step detail to make it as easy as…
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Line Recommendation Chart

Here is our own generic line and tip recommendation chart for OPST Commando Heads, as well as specific line charts for several major rod brands. We will add more as time goes on, but for now you can always give us a call at 206-858-8476 or email us at info@opskagit.com if you would like a…
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