Fly Tying

  • 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”. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • 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]

  • Another Near Deere Sample is Done! #flytying

    By / February 21, 2018 / Fishing

    Rainy evening but still able to do fishing related things. Quick tied another Near Deere Sample… to put in the fly box! Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • Hopper/Stone-fly Foam Cutter #flytying

    By / February 20, 2018 / Fishing

    Rainy day, so what better way to spend a moment checking out the latest Feather Craft Catalog. Got reeled in and bought a foam ant tying kit that makes 24 foam ants like the Betts version. And then, bought the Hopper/Stone-fly Foam Cutter in size 10. Going to use them to make the Foam Grasshopper… [read more]

  • Quick Tie Demo… Foam Grasshopper #flytying

    By / February 12, 2018 / Fishing

    Did a quick tie demo of the Olive Near Deere. Was fun to do; decided to make a demo of the Foam Grasshopper variant that is much simpler than the original pattern. This one uses a size 12 Streamer and no Chenille. Works well on Bluegill and Bass on local ponds. And, they are quick… [read more]

  • Tying the Olive Near Deere… #flytying #neardeere

    By / January 27, 2018 / Fishing

    Short video clip sped up to demo how we tie the Olive Near Deere – the fishing fly we used to limit out at a local pond this morning. Still working the video of the trout action, more to come! For now, do keep this fishing fly handy! PS: Playing a little Shakey Graves’ Roll… [read more]

  • 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]

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