Sage has a pink fly rod with some of the money from sales of the rods going to Casting For Recovery. I dig this. A lot. Sage Manufacturing, fly-fishing industry leader, is proud to release the GRACE fly rod. Building on a history of selling a pink rod with proceeds benefiting breast cancer recovery and…Read details
The days are slowly getting longer. The ice will melt. The rivers will be blown out and then return to normal. I’m counting the days until I’m floating in my new kayak tossing meat to hungry fish. I’ll be unicorn hunting til the wheels fall off. I can’t get enough of this song I don’t…Read details
Just got my Regal Revolution Big Game jaws in last night. I do believe I’m in love all over again. The standard jaws are nice for most people, but I like tying big stuff. The Big Games go up to a 5/0 hook which is perfect for me. Like all Regal products, these jaws are…Read details
This fly is super simple. Tie it. Fish it. Enjoy life.
Size 2 Gamakatsu b10s
Thread of choice
Teal flank feathers green
Extra select craft fur medium olive
Extra select craft fur dark olive
Spirit River Deep Sea aluminum eyes 1/4″
Clear Cure Eyes 6mm Raptor
Clear Cure Goo Hydro
Got turned on to this group by a dude who ties some of the most amazing flies ever even though I can’t understand half of what he says. This band is great. Check them out and if you don’t agree, you should fix your ears.
You ever read Satori in Paris by Jack Kerouac? Great novella. I need to re-read it. I learned that word from that book. Satori. It’s a fun word. In the Zen Buddhist tradition, a satori is the experience of seeing into one’s nature. I dig that. I have sculpins on the brain. I’ve also been…Read details
Took a week off the vise and when I came back, I managed to tie ONE fly. My goal was 6. I wanna say I’m a slacker, but I’m not. I got internet distracted by stupid stuff that shouldn’t hold my attention as much as it does. I’ve been tying these for a while now…Read details
It’s been slow around here but busy for me everywhere else. I took a week off the vise to get stuff organized. There’s a lot of cool things on the horizon for me and for Pile Cast. For now, here’s some Madness to make your Monday morning better than it was ten minutes ago