Fly Tying

  • Quick Tie Guadalupana #flytying #guadalupana

    By / April 20, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is a quick tie demo of how we tie the Guadalupana. Uses minimal material, and is simple to tie. Works on trout, bass, and bluegill. Do give it a try, and do keep guessing on our Fishing Fly Give Away of two Guadalupana fishing flies. One tied with a Palmer Hackle. Other with a… [read more]

  • Mix It Up… #ukuleletime and #flytying …Damsel Fly Variant!

    By / April 7, 2019 / Fishing

    Mixing it up this round with two of our passions – #ukuleletime and #flytying …watched the move – “The Mule” directed and starring Clint Eastwood! Liked the song by Toby Keith – “Don’t Let the Old Man In”. Decided to add it to a quick tie video of the Damsel Fly Variant we used the… [read more]

  • 1 of 3 Suggested Fishing Flies for Trout GRHEN #flytying

    By / February 23, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is a quick tie of one of the three suggested fishing flies we like to have at the ready in our fly box when fishing for trout. Mixed up the video this time by adding background info, the recipe for the pattern, suggestions for fishing the GRHEN, along with the video of us tying… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – No Herl Griffith’s Gnat #flytying

    By / January 20, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is a simple tie for an already simple pattern… it’s a Griffith’s Gnat less the Peacock Herl. Mainly use this one as a trailing fly to a tandem rigged lead streamer like a Wooley Bugger or Near Deere. It’s fished wet but can be fished dry as well. Tends to do well when “bugs”… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Simple Mop Fly #flytying

    By / November 24, 2018 / Fly Tying, Rainbow Trout

    Here is simple, quick tie pattern that works well for trout…Simple Mop Fly!  We have used the pattern in various combinations of dubbing – white, pearl, pink, and orange. For this demo, we opted for White UV Dubbing. However, it can be readily replaced with your favorite color as well as with Glo Bug yarn… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Rainbow Warrior Midge #flytying

    By / November 10, 2018 / Fishing

    Quick Tie demo of the Rainbow Warrior Midge that we used as the trailing fishing fly for a Tandem Rig last Saturday on the Blue River. Trailed behind an Olive Near Deere, the little midge had one trout take but for some reason, when we fished the Olive Near Deere without it trailing, we were… [read more]

  • Quick Time – Simple Midge #flytying

    By / October 21, 2018 / Fishing

    Here is a quick tie fishing fly pattern that uses minimal material; for ease of reference, we call it the Simple Midge. Works well on Bluegill, Sunfish, and fingerling Bass. Hope to try it on trout this upcoming Trout Stocking Season! Recipe calls for: Peacock Herl Mallard Flank Size 16 Caddis Hook (can go up/down… [read more]

  • How We Fish Bubble Fly Rigs #flyfishing

    By / October 13, 2018 / Fishing

    Finished the “How We Fish Bubble Fly Rigs” video to go with the article, “How to Set Up Bubble Fly Rigs“! Video shows the three rigs we detailed in the article… Bubble Float: https://amzn.to/2Numo5B Torpedo Float: https://amzn.to/2x82Tp1 Ajusta Bubble: https://amzn.to/2Nz1kuC Lots of fun showing how we fish them; even caught a fish or two!  

  • Simple Micro Fishing Fly Quick Tie for #microfishing

    By / October 8, 2018 / Fly Tying, Micro Fishing

    Had fun the other day fishing for little Bluegill and Sunfish using midge patterns and nymphs with the Micro Fly Rod. Was trying for the smallest of fishes but hooks were too large to catch the little fingerlings in the local pond. Put an order in with TenkaraBum for some micro fishing hooks – sizes… [read more]

  • Fly Tying at Cabelas with the Dallas Fly Fishers! #flytying #dallasflyfishers

    By / October 2, 2018 / Fly Tying

    Had a fun time fly tying this evening at Cabelas in Allen. The Dallas Fly Fishers hosted a fly tying class in the meeting room at Cabelas! Looks like they will be back several times this month. Do check it out when you get a chance!   View this post on Instagram   no #fishing… [read more]

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