First, put on some Willie and Snoop.
Ok. Now. Here we go.
The master of the popper asked me to tie him a simple white streamer with a step by step. This streamer is what I throw for smallies. The only difference is I normally use craft fur.
Ok, here’s the deal. I’m giving one lucky person their choice of a 5wgt GPX or a 5wgt Ultimate Trout SHARKWAVE line from Scientific Anglers next Friday (1-24-14). You won’t be able to buy this line in shops until March so if you wanna be that cool kid on the block with the newest toy…Read details
Just got this in the mail today. Gonna spool it up and find some water that’s not covered in ice. Keep your eyes peeled, I might have a giveaway very soon On Monday the 20th I will have a giveaway for one lucky person. A 5wgt WF-F Sharkwave GPX taper line. Free. Stay tuned friends.…Read details
Seems like lately my life involves staring out a window at snow and pacing from room to room muttering to myself. There are brief respites from the doldrums when I get to take the dog out to the creek to let him stretch his legs. The other day my friend Eli and I loaded the…Read details
Winter doesn’t suck. It’s the not fishing as much because those warmwater fish have fled for deep holes that makes it suck. It’s the not wanting to stress a fish that is trying to survive another Midwest winter that makes winter fishing these creeks seem criminal. Just like fishing for them when the water gets…Read details
December 24th, 2011 was my first post on this here website blog thingamabob. It’s been a fairly strange trip if truth be told. Where I’m at now is miles from where I started and for that I am truly grateful. I started this off with no intentions but to get me back into writing and…Read details
This weekend Fritz and I went over to my favorite local creek so he could run around and act like the giant goofy mutt he is. It was damned cold and the snow was falling thick. I was the only person there. That alone is worth it’s weight in gold. The only tire tracks were…Read details
Looking for something fun to do in the South Bend area on April 12th? The St. Joe River Valley Fly Fishers are having their tie-a-thon! Their goal this year? 14,000 flies. These folks do not mess around. That’s a lot of flies going to some well deserving groups of people. The premise of the Tie-a-thon…Read details
Last week I drove south for 8 hours. I dig Asheville. It was my second visit to the home of Southern Culture on the Fly and it felt good to be back. That town has a seriously cool vibe to it. Friday morning came quick and being the walking disaster I am, I fell down…Read details