I have recently been reading The Caddis and the Angler by Larry Solomon and Eric Leiser. On page 60 they describe a gill-ribbed larva. Here is my version.
Well, it’s time to start planning for our 8th trip to the Boundary Waters for a little Smallmouth and Pike fishing. We generally try to go the week before Memorial Day. This year it comes a little earlier in May, which should be just about two weeks after ice out. Ice out usually occurs the first of May. It is the ideal fishing time. Continue reading
Ever have trouble keeping you flies afloat? Most fly floatants are not very effective and have to be reapplied frequently. Many are messy to use and get all over your fingers and gear. Continue reading
Congratulations Tony. Tony is new to fly fishing and wants to learn to tie his own flies. When he is not in China working, he is fishing the rivers in North Arkansas.
Each each year, I give away my tying vise. This year I am giving away a Griffin Odyssey Vise with a custom built Oak base. I have used this vise for a year as a traveling vice. Continue reading
Every once in a while, I come across a good fly tying video on the internet. The sulphur soft hackle is one of those videos. Continue reading