Fly Tying

Spring Fly Fishing for Smallies with a Fly Tying Demo

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In today’s video you are going to see me land a couple of nice smallies in a medium sized stream here in southern Indiana. The weather was spectacular…especially for mid-April and I was able to wet wade which is always a treat. The water was up about a foot and flowing harder than the usual […]

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What Fly Should I Use – Part Three

So glad you are back with me once again…this is the third and final part in our series on “What Fly to Use”. In our first part we talked about finding out what kind of fly-guy you really are… Part 2 took a look at presentation, size and confidence in a fly. Today we are going […]

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What Fly Should I Use – Part Two

In a previous post we discussed part one of ‘what fly to use’, in part 1 we discussed finding out what kind of fly fishermen you really are…knowing that your ‘leanings’ would dictate what fly would be best for you in various situations. Obviously some of this is also based on what types of equipment […]

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What Fly Should I Use – Part One

“So, what fly should I use?” … For those of us old enough to remember, this is indeed the $64,000 question. I field this question often; both via email and in person…while on the stream. Truth is I would love to be able to help and throw out a quick quip that would suffice…but it […]

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Fly Tying – How To Tie A Sugar Creek Minnow

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Fly guys….this is a video of me tying what I will call my Sugar Creek Minnow. I have made this video due to several requests after watching my last video… An Epic Day on Sugar Creek. This pattern is not too tough and can be made in a variety of colors…however, the one I find […]

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Fly Tying – How To Tie The Weighted Trout Candy Fly

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This video shows me tying one of my favorite flies….a weighted trout candy fly (aka heavy trout candy fly). The fly is tied on a size 10, 6X hook with gray marabou and pearl palmer chenille as the body. It has about 15 wraps of .025 lead behind a small cone head. This is truly […]

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