Smallmouth Crayfish Flies in June

I have had numerous requests this winter for a smallmouth crawdad/crayfish class.  I have a class each month already set up through March, April, May and I will be adding a smallmouth crawdad or crayfish class in June 2020.  Here in Central Indiana we are pretty much smallmouth country and they are in almost every … 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

Tying Video – Shewey’s Spawning Purple

I found the Shewey’s Spawning Purple to be a interesting fly to tie.  The name can get twisted up sometimes but the way the fly is put together is pretty much straight forward.  Many salmon and steelhead flies have the same basic components, tag, body, throat, wing, cheeks, etc…  Many of these flies are put … Read more