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Winter fly tying - part 2

Winter is finally here. In the past four days we’ve gotten about 8″ (~20cm) of snow. On the upside (if he’s trustworthy), the groundhog didn’t see his shadow and predicts an end to winter soon. 418 more words

Flies

Winter fly tying - part 1

Unfortunately, being unemployed takes its mental toll on a person. Not only does looking for and applying to work all day, every day, become very demoralizing, it also becomes unproductive. 535 more words

Flies

What’s the difference between a knot and a hitch?

A knot is used to join two ropes together or a rope to itself.  If done correctly a knot will hold shape regardless of it being fixed to something else.   74 more words

Tools & Technique

New flies

It took me less time than I thought to break my New Year’s fishing resolution. That was to just focus on a few flies and not tie any others. 264 more words

Flies

Steelhead Bugger

Was tying up a few steelhead bugs so I threw a short video together.

Trout

Fish Chain

In Korea, dried fish are vertically arranged by chaining in ropes. This reminds me of a thousand origami cranes arrangement.

Korea

THE LOVEFEST: BIGGEST YET

THE PORTENTS ARE GOOD

We have got big fish, we have got water, we have an awesome lineup of tyers, we have got ridiculous array of schwag, and we have got some killer BBQ. 267 more words

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