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Belly Scratcha !

just looking at these two pics should dispense the need for any further commentary…

we’ve all seen a lot of awesome streamer patterns but in my opinion, if ever there was a… 162 more words

Fly Fishing

Fly Tying- A new twist: The Burned Chenille Cased Caddis

before

and after

there are many ways to create a caddis case, here’s just a few:
– the standard spun and trimmed or burned deer hair which looks pretty nice but doesn’t help the fly sink much as its a buoyant material (and i really don’t like doing this kind of stuff with deer hair. 284 more words

Fly Fishing

Abaco - Round Two in the Bahamas!

Those of you who may have read my previous posts about JLM Specials and Bonefish already know about RH (of Rolling Harbour fame) and his wonderfully generous spirit. 143 more words

Catch And Release

Fly Tying- the Double-Decker

no, not this goofy thing,

this one !

nice and nifty and what i like best: lotsa fishing friendly, fish attracting profile with a highly non-bug-species-specific generic aspect. 230 more words

Fly Fishing

Floating Flies and How to Dress Them

by Fredric M. Halford 1886 via Thefishingmuseum.org

cold, depressed by closed rivers and the oncoming xmas onslaught ? here’s a little something that should distract you for at least a little while.  71 more words

Fly Fishing

Lachmann's Stickleback

here’s one of those baitfish imitations that brings up the questions: how could i top this and why would i need anything else ?

to be honest, apart from tweaking it here and there by changing its size and colour schemes to match local baitfish, with less or more lead wraps or even weighted with dumbbell eyes maybe for a pronounced jigging action, i don’t think i could and this fly sums up what a baitfish imitation should be so, can’t and no. 21 more words

Recreation

Fly Fishing History- The Dry Fly

via Dr. Andrew N Herd’s great A FlyFishing History

“The first mention of the dry fly in print is in the issue of The Field dated December 17th 1853. 487 more words

Fly Fishing