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Mayflies and Mario

Mayflies. The lifespan of an adult mayfly ranges from one hour to a day. That’s it. For a moment they are out there in the world and then poof! 397 more words

How to tie a Parachute Adams Fly: Video

Are the fish rising? Is the hatch made up of small mayflies or midges? Put on a Parachute Adams!

The Parachute Adams is a go-to fly; most directly imitating mayflies, this classic pattern is a great midge fly as well. 139 more words

Fly Fishing Articles

How to Tie a Bead Head Flashback Pheasant Tail Fly: Video

Anyone who has fly fished for a few days knows the Pheasant tail nymph (PT). It has been around for over half a century and will fool fish forever in many different fishing situations. 169 more words

Fly Tying Video's

How to Tie a Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Fly: Video

The Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail is my favorite fly! It can be fished on tailwater and freestone rivers and imitates a variety of insects. Most people would say that it is a Mayfly Nymph, but it also imitates a small stonefly or caddis as well. 212 more words

Fly Tying Video's

Even More Macro Mayflies and Musical Mayhem (But Is It Art?)

Some say a well-cast fly line is art. The graceful flex of a rod and a tight loop unfurling is exquisite unless, of course, someone is using their “art” to poach your hole while you’re still fishing it; then those 80-ft casts are something else entirely. 458 more words

Quill Gordon

Wildlife Wednesday: A Slow Flow

My daily dog walk takes us along a stretch of our local river (the Rhee) that Sadie loves to swim in, especially on the way back, when she is hot and panting. 848 more words