Tying Video – Redfish Hammerhead

A few weeks ago I did a number of Redfish fly videos on some patterns I recently used while in Louisiana in February chasing Redfish.  One other pattern I used, very successfully, was the Redfish Hammerhead.  It is a variation on the regular Anderson Hammerhead that was developed in 2009 for chasing Great Lakes Carp.  … Read more

Tying Video – Veverka’s Mantis Shrimp

Shorter note today about the tying video of Veverka’s Mantis Shrimp.  Short for two reasons; one I am trying to finish up another article on Dressed Irons that is more interesting and two, other than a great fly there is not much more to say about this pattern.  Except, if you are headed anywhere where … Read more

Class Notes – Bonefish Flies 2020

Just a quick post about the Bonefish fly tying class at FlyMasters of Indianapolis that I taught this past Saturday.  Below are a number of photos from the class.  If you would like a closer view simply click on the photo and it will zoom in for you. We had a very nice class on … Read more

Bonefish Fly Tying Class

Heads up to all those who like the Salt Life, this Saturday at FlyMasters I will be teaching a class on Bonefish Flies for the Caribbean.  Three shrimpy patterns that are proven producers. All are simple ties and do not require much in the way of materials or skills to quickly fill a fly box.  … Read more

Video Highlight of Redfish Trip

Finally processed all the video footage from my recent Redfish trip. Unfortunately, the video from my DSLR did not turn out all that great. Most of it was out of focus. I did manage to get some great shots on my phone. I put them all in chronological order so you could get an idea … Read more

On the Way to Redfish

The day has finally arrived, headed to Houma, LA for some Redfish fishing. All the flies are tied, probably more than I need, and all the gear is packed. Taking 10 weight rods and fishing with straight 30 pound mono (about 3 – 5 feet in length) for leader and tippet. The information from Kevin … Read more