Ready To Go

Our friends at Blanco Honky were kind enough to include a pic of the finfollower rig. While not the top-of-the line way-too-expensive vehicle you were probably expecting, this vee-dub with over 100k miles drives over snow, sand, rocks and mud to deliver us to a number of destinations. Tweet

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Penns Creek Checklist

This weekend I’m heading to Penns Creek with my friend Patrick for 3 days of fishing. Since it is a 5-6 hour drive into the middle of  rural Pennsylvania, I’m planning on packing the following items for the stream: rods, reels, boots, waders, hat with built-in light, sunglasses, magnifiers, vest, an assortment of flies, tippet, extra […]

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Coffee Bean Beetle at Work

Today I had a chance to put a few of the CBBs to work.  They did quite well. Here’s some video. If you want to see how I make them, click here. Tweet

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Coffee Bean Beetle

A few weeks ago I came across an article on coffee bean beetles.  I am not a fly tyer by any stretch of the imagination but this intrigued me, primarily because it didn’t really involve tying at all.  Instead it relies on the ability to use a magic marker and some glue – skills that […]

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Fiberglass Fly Rod Build – Part 1

Building a fly rod is an interesting project, and easier than you might think.  This winter I am building a 6′ 6″ 4-5 wt fiberglass fly rod that will be used for kayak fishing. The video below kicks off a blog series on rodmaking.  This first segment covers the components that will be attached to the […]

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