Since it’s winter in Indiana, fishing has slowed to a dead crawl. I’ve got some trips lined up for silly trout that are brown and maybe some carp if they ever make the water warm in the place on the big lake with the warm water… Cranked out some flies this weekend that will be…Read details
There comes a time in all of our lives when we let ourselves dream about living life on our own terms. When we wrestle with the decision to take a step into traffic, follow our passions and live deliberately – or simply let another day, and daydream, pass. In the end, it doesn’t matter if…Read details
Over on instagram, PXATIM asked me for a step by step of this easy baitfish pattern. There’s not much to it, and it’s nothing new. So here goes. Materials C47SD 2/0 hook Thread of choice White maribou Yellow maribou Green olive maribou June bug Flashabou Peacock herl Ice dub UV tan Ice dub UV white…Read details
Jordan and I drove out to the western burbs on Friday night to meet up with Kurt, Jen, Austin, Cathy, Kevin, and Steve for a little pre-show get together. It was a damned good time. Lots of laughs, some good beer, and I found out I have crazy lung capacity. The next day we hit…Read details
Wanna keep your beer cold on the water? Wanna do it with style? You’ll need one of these.
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Many great things have come from Michigan. The Chevy, Stroh’s, and frosted flakes. For a long time now I’ve had another export from Michigan on my wish list and today I was lucky enough to acquire one. A Granite Fly pedestal base. You might have seen guys at shows tying on them, especially in the…Read details
Just got an email with some final details for the ISA/Drift Early Show next Saturday. If you’re in the Chicago area you should definitely come out and say hi. The Early Show A Fly Tying & Fishing Show Presented by the ISA & Drift Saturday 11/10/12 9 am to 4:30pm On the Fox River at:…Read details