Fly Tying

  • Another Quick Tie – Elk Hair Caddis! #coaffieldteam

    By / September 20, 2018 / Fly Tying

    Another variant of the Elk Hair Caddis we tied the other day in a Quick Tie demo. This demo uses the same pattern and material that was already on hand. No need to run to the store to buy material. The one difference is this pattern wraps the wire rib over the dubbing body and… [read more]

  • Fun Times… “What comes first…?” #flytying

    By / September 15, 2018 / Fishing

    Fun times… looks like the Elk Hair Caddis that we tied the other day has resulted in controversy – specifically, should the wire rib used be tied over the hackle or should it be tied under it over the dubbed body and then follow with the hackle? Since its up to the fish… going to… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Elk Hair Caddis #flytying

    By / September 10, 2018 / Fishing

    Quick tie of an Elk hair Caddis using material on hand! Size 14 or 16 Dry Fly Hook 7/0 Dacron Tying Thread (Olive because it was handy) Grizzly Hackle Hares Ear Dubbing Copper Wire Ribbing (Gold as well as tinsel works, too) Elk Hair  

  • Fly Tying This Evening… #coaffieldteam

    By / August 13, 2018 / Fly Tying

    Did a little fly tying this evening in preparation for fly fishing this upcoming weekend. Not sure where we are headed but for now five near deere will likely be out to good use!   #flytying this evening. learned #twofingers of #brandy served neat equates to a five #neardeere tying pace! good thing only tied… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Foam Spider aka Bream Getter #coaffieldteam

    By / July 20, 2018 / Fly Tying

    Picked up the Foam Spider Fly Tying Kit from Feather Craft. Simple pattern with all the parts needed in the kit save for thread and fly tying glue. Makes 24 fishing flies and looks really like the Betts Bream Getter we like using for Bluegill. Easy instructions included with pictures. In our video, we followed… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Craft Fur Clouser Minnow #coaffieldteam

    By / June 20, 2018 / Fly Tying

    No words, just video and music to demo how we tie the Craft Fur Clouser Minnow. Minimal material that uses… – Gamakatsu Hook size 1/0 – Red 7/0 Tying Thread – White and Chartreuse Craft Fur – Small, Red Dumbbell Eyes – Super Glue and UV Glue We use it for Stripers on Texoma as… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Simple Tenkara Fly… “Marilyn Monroe” #flytying #coaffieldteam

    By / June 17, 2018 / Article, Micro Fishing

    Variant of the Simple Tenkara Fly that we wrote an article about. This one uses pink tying thread, a size 12 streamer hook, white saddle hackle, and UV Glue. Does not take long to tie, is effective on Bluegill and Trout, and uses minimal material. Do give it a try!

  • New Article…. “Fly Tying – The Purple Marabou and Orange Thing #pmot #flytying

    By / April 14, 2018 / Fishing

    Getting questions for more details on tying the Purple Marabou and Orange Thing or “PMOT” for short… decided to publish an article. Do check it out… “Fly Tying – The PMOT”.

  • Quick Tie – Purple Marabou and Orange Thing! #flytying #coaffieldteam

    By / April 10, 2018 / Fishing

    Here is a quick tie fly tying demo of a fly we have not named… for now, it’s the Purple Marabou and Orange Thing. Simple pattern, simple tie to the music of the Dead South! Uses a size 2 streamer, orange dacron tying thread, beadchain eyes, and two purple marabou plumes. Nothing special… just tied… [read more]

  • Summary of Fly Tying Items Picked Up Recently… #flytying

    By / February 24, 2018 / Fishing

    Been raining for some time now but the afternoon looked promising. Rain stopped and sun came out; hope to get a round of trout fishing in tomorrow. For today, tied a few more sample Olive Near Deere and then recapped fly tying items picked up recently – specifically, Metz Saddle Hackle that made for some… [read more]

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