Fly Tying

  • 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]

  • 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]

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