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Chasing Bass

Earlier this summer, while runoff was still in full swing in Colorado and the rivers were blown out, I visited my friend in the suburbs just north of Chicago.  496 more words


Tying some Spring Trout Flies

Keeping busy with many things, but I am squeezing some time to tie some Spring Trout Flies – from Hendrickson, March Browns and Yellow Sallys on a Klinkhammer Size 16 with segmented quill bodies for flies in the top film (surface) of the water to Tungsten Bead (heavy) impressionistic squirrel nymphs (10-12mm flies) to plumb the bottom of the river.


Fly Fishing & Tying: Busy Body

One of the enjoyable subsets of fly fishing is fly tying. Learning to tie and fish your own creations…and that attract fish. There are, it seems, a gazillion fly patterns out there. 158 more words


My bench

The last month has been a busy one for me with work, fly tying and fishing taking precedence in that order. I would have liked to see fishing higher up on the list but that’s how things have rolled. 180 more words

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The Thunder Creek series

The Thunder Creek streamer represents a style of tying that you should add to your arsenal. The style has been around awhile; Carrie Stevens tied some for her customers. 773 more words

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half french, half italian

with a nice twist: narrated by a woman, which is, as far as i know, a first.

Luca Montanari demonstrates here how to tie a still very big classic dry in Europe’s Latin countries: Aimé Devaux’s Olive… 115 more words

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