A Tyer On The Lookout

[singlepic id=811 w=320 h=240 float=right] I like tying flies mainly due to the large amount of creative freedom and connection with the process of fly fishing it provides. As a result of this interest I am almost always spying craft stores, garage sales, even the local salvation army for any items that …

Continue reading

Gearing Up.

[singlepic id=801 w=495 h=240 float=center] [singlepic id=803 w=260 h=180 float=right] For the winter season that is. A tip was passed on to me that some great gear could be purchased ridiculously cheap if one was punctual and willing to drive half an hour. The stop in La Crosse to pick up these snow …

Continue reading

October 17th, Border Jumping

[singlepic id=777 w=280 h=200 float=left] The plan was hatched with little time to spare. The night before digging my gear from it’s hidden resting place, packing fly boxes, tying the last minute necessities and printing my stamp and license at home, sometimes you have to love the internet. We left …

Continue reading

The Black Wet Fly

[singlepic id=342 w=495 h=415 float=center] The Black Wet Fly tied Winona Fly Factory Style Hook: #12-#18 Wet Fly/Nymph Hook Weight: 10 Turns of .15 (for a #14) Thread: Black 8/0 Bead: Optional Rib: SM Black Ultra Wire Undershell: 6 Strands of Peacock Herl Overshell: 16 Strands of Black Krystal Flash …

Continue reading