Fly Fishing Techniques

Video – Little Creeks And Big Smallies

This video was shot on a small creek in southern Indiana and captured by my 16 year old son…so, I apologize for the shakiness of the video but the true story is in the presentation and effectiveness of a good crawdad pattern. I think you like the 20 inch fish that was caught on camera….probably […]

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Match The Hatch

For a fly-fisherman, matching the hatch is a big deal…in fact, for any fisherman, matching the hatch is important. In the fly fishing world we tend to get carried away…there are those who tie the smallest of flies, all the way down to size 30 and 32. You probably don’t know sizing but picture a […]

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Water Clarity

Friday, April 26th was much like other Fridays at school…but it was the end of a pretty long week and through most of the week it had been wet and when combined with busy, well that meant that I had not been fishing since the previous weekend. I drove the old red Suburban to school […]

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Videos – Crème Wooly Bugger (Trout Candy)

How To Tie The Crème Wooly Bugger The two videos that are posted here go together…the first one is me tying the crème wooly bugger (trout candy). It is a very simple fly to tie and can be tied in various sizes….I usually tie it in 6, 8 or 10. I also make adjustments in […]

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Tips For Fly Fishing Creeks

I am currently reading a great book entitled “Trout Diaries” by Derek Grzelewski…who as I have come to know is a very interesting chap or bloke as they might call him down under in New Zealand. Derek discusses in one of the first chapters, the river ‘of your dreams’ and goes into great detail what […]

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Video – Landing A Smallmouth In January

The video you are going to watch was shot on January 4th here in southern Indiana. It is obviously cold, as you can tell from the snow in the background. It is a good shot of how slow to fish a pool, especially in the winter. As you will notice just before the fish strikes….I […]

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