Learning from LaFontaine

[singlepic id=2542 w=320 h=240 float=right] From Caddisflies by G. LaFontaine pg. 315.  “Nearly every mention in modern angling literature of adult caddisflies includes the solemn advice “Always catch one because caddisflies appear lighter in flight than they actually are.” The most common reason caddisflies appear lighter in the air than …

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MFC & OBN Design Contest

[singlepic id=1987 w=240 h=160 float=right] After some careful consideration I have decided to submit the Hairball pattern as my entry in the Montana Fly Company design competition through the Outdoor Blogger Network. This pattern has really served me well these last couple of months and before that proved its effectiveness in …

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Tying the W.F.F. Hairball

[singlepic id=2340 w=320 h=240 float=right] This pattern was my entry for the 2010 Pet-Fly Smackdown, a friendly competition between fellow anglers involving a fly made incorporating some material from a pet you own. This fly has been fishing rather well this season and as such I’ve gotten a few requests …

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