Fly Tying

  • Near Deere This Session… #flytying

    By / November 14, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Another round of fly tying the evening. Flybox is filling up nicely; add some Near Deere fishing flies this session. Now, just gotta go fishing! more #flytying this evening. add #neardeere #fishingflies to the #flybox …now just gotta breakaway and go #flyfishing A post shared by COAF Field Team ( on Nov 14, 2017 at… [read more]

  • Tying Fishing Flies… #flytying

    By / November 11, 2017 / Fishing

    Tied a few fishing flies this week. Been having to work the day job, so fishing has been delayed temporarily. No worries, can still tie fishing flies in preps for the next trip: Wire Body Stonefly Mop Fly Variant Rainbow Warrior Variant Rubber Legged Stonefly Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • Fly Shack Order Arrived, Rainbow Warrior Variant… #flytying

    By / November 8, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Order cam in from the The Fly Shack. Been having a tough finding the UV Glue locally. Decided to put an order in Monday; arrived today. In short order, tied a variant of the Rainbow Warrior Midge and used th UV Glue to coat the midge. Looks good! Hope the trout like them!   #flytying… [read more]

  • Fly Tying This Evening… Mop Fly Variant #flytying

    By / November 7, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Tied a variant of the Mop Fly using Pink Ice Dub and a larger size hook. Used a smaller hook the first time and had some strikes but no hook ups. Closer look at the fishing fly was able to notice there was little room between the hook gap and the shaft. Built the dubbing… [read more]

  • Fly Tying This Evening… Stonefly Pattern #flytying #flyfishing

    By / November 5, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Wish we had this pattern while fishing the Blue River yesterday. First time tying a Stonefly, the goose biots are a pain. Also, had to find a substitute for the vinyl ribbing since Cabelas was out of them. Found a stretch and bend line used for craft beads. Worked fine… still have a tough time… [read more]

  • Fly Tying This Evening…. Midges Anyone? #flytying

    By / October 23, 2017 / Fly Tying

    No fishing this evening. But, doing fishing related things works. This time fly tying midges for the 2017-2018 Trout Stocking Season! Blue River gets stocked soon… best bet is to stock up the fly box! (PS: Added past videos of trips to the Blue below). #flytying #midges this evening. One #fishing trip it was black,… [read more]

  • Krystal Dub Minnow (KDM) #flytying

    By / October 15, 2017 / Fishing

    Request from one of our Readers on how we tie the Krystal Dub Minnow that we used at Frisco Commons Pond yesterday. Here is a quick video to answer the request. Materials used were: White 6/0 Dacron Tying Thread Bead Chain Eyes Size 8 Streamer Hooks White Saddle Hackles Ice Dub UV Pearl (Krystal Dubbing)… [read more]

  • Fly Tying Demo Went Well at Bethany Lakes! #flytying #microflyrod

    By / August 25, 2017 / Bethany Lakes

    Hosted the fly tying demo at Bethany Lakes yesterday. Was concerned about the rain but luckily it stayed dry. Just in case, we setup at one of the covered picnic areas overlooking one of the ponds. Had two enthusiasts join the demo, and in short order, we had tied a size 10 and size 14… [read more]

  • Tinkering About… Made a Whip Finish Tool! #flytying

    By / August 17, 2017 / Fishing

    Work is work but still cannot help but think about fishing. This time, been wanting a Whip Finish Tool that was ust a tad bit larger than the one we bought from Cabelas. After a little brainstorming, made a prototype using spring wire we had on hand… the little marker flags used for marking buried… [read more]

  • Fly Tying This Evening… Near Deere and San Juan Worm Balls! #flytying

    By / August 4, 2017 / Fishing

    Rain in the forecast and tied up with work related things. No worries, got a round of fly tying in to start the weekend. Opted for more Olive Dear Deere and San Juan Worm Balls. Hope to try them sooner than later for Rainbow Trout! Till then, TGIF Everyone! #flytying this evening. #neardeere and #sanjuanworm… [read more]

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