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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Small Places

Recently I fished a 200-acre lake in Connecticut.  While paddling along the bank I found a small opening, barely wide enough for a kayak to pass through. On the other side was a small cove, maybe 15′ by 15′ at best. I stopped at the opening and cast into the middle of it.  Here’s what […]

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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 3

The guides, hook keeper and tip top are all wrapped with thread, so it is time to start the final part of the rod build – applying a color preservative typically referred to as color lock and then the epoxy. Key to this step will be the use of a rod turner, which can be purchased for around […]

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