Fly Tying

  • Simple Fly Tying Pattern | Pat’s Rubber Leg Variant

    By / November 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Been trying to tie the Pat’s Rubber Leg by watching others tie the pattern. So far, has been a rough go. But, did make some adjustments to one variant that has an extended body, and then used a tying method to attach the legs that is easier for yours truly… same method I use to… [read more]

  • Simple Fly Tying | Mickey Finn Variant

    By / September 17, 2020 / Fishing

    Here is a simple but effective variant of the Mickey Finn fishing fly. It makes for fast fly tying, made with minimal material, and can be upsized to target larger fish. In our case, we opted to tie it small to pair it with the Cabelas CGR 2wt Fiberglass Fly Rod when fishing for little… [read more]

  • No Name Fly for Bass Fishing #flytying #flyfishing

    By / March 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Tied another variant of the BOBTAIL Fly… this one is different, no dumbbell eyes, and only marabou plumes on the hook bend, and then saddle hackle for the body. More to come… Bass were cruising instead of on their beds Saturday. Caught one on a Grasshopper and lost one bringing it in as well. Nice… [read more]

  • Tying the Rubber Legged Near Deere #flytying

    By / March 3, 2020 / Fishing

    This video we mention two fishing flies… the Rubber Legged Near Deere and an Pearl Chenille Streamer. The Rubber Legged Near Deere worked well on stocked trout at two local ponds. The Pearl Chenille Streamer worked well on Striped Bass at Denison Dam as well White Bass on Lake Lavon Do check out the video… [read more]

  • How We Got Started Fly Tying #flyfishing #flytying

    By / February 7, 2020 / Fishing

    A follow on question to an earlier question on a fly fishing combo for beginners. This one answers the question, “How to get started fly tying?” We keep it simple and inexpensive as well as provide our personal experience in how we got started fly tying. The video details basic tools, an approach to fly… [read more]

  • Easier Fly Tying of a Mop Fly Using a Dubbing Loop #flytying

    By / December 5, 2019 / Fishing

    Had a great time fishing Turner Falls last week for Rainbow Trout. Go to pattern was a Mop Fly that had a Chartreuse body and an Orange Egg Sac. Simple pattern to tie but tended to spend more time trimming and shaping the Egg Sac as well as ending with lots of wasted egg yarn… [read more]

  • How We Tie the John Deere Fishing Fly #flyfishing

    By / November 13, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is the fishing fly that we used in a Tandem Rig when fishing the Blue River in Oklahoma Sunday. Had struck out Saturday but came back Sunday and managed to out five trout on the stringer. Had a couple that went for a Tandem Rigged Near Deere with trailing Rainbow Warrior, else it was… [read more]

  • Q&A Fly Tying – Suggestions for Starter Kits and Other Tips!

    By / August 9, 2019 / Fishing

    Impromptu live session to answer a Viewer’s question on a starter kit for fly tying. Unedited video with key items noted below. Also, includes details of recent trip fishing Denison Dam for Stripers! Key Items: Starter kits in the $30.00 range are available 1a. Cabelas and Bass Pro 1b. Can go more expensive but may… [read more]

  • Simple Fly Tying – The Denison Dam Dawber #flytying #flyfishing

    By / July 31, 2019 / Fishing

    Simple pattern made with two white Marabou Plumes, Red Dumbbell Eyes, Pearl Chenille, Red Dacron Tying Thread, and a 1/0 Hook. Tied this one from memory of a fishing fly that was doing well on Striped Bass at Denison Dam. Calling it the Denison Dam Dawber or Triple D. Going to try it out next… [read more]

  • 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]

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