Tying Video – The Gill Getter

This weeks tying video is the Gill Getter.  I have been doing a series of Panfish flies for the past six weeks and the Gill Getter is the second to last fly.  Like many Panfish flies, the Gill Getter has some weight to get it down and rubber legs to attract the fish.  It is … Read more

Tying Video – The Hum Bug

In my last post about the Bully Bluegill Spider I mentioned that way back in the day (the old days of the ’80s and the ’90s) there was not a lot of info on Panfish flies.  Along with the book mentioned in that post there was another fun and interesting book published in 1992 by … Read more

Tying Video – The Bully Bluegill Spider

Back in 1999 Terry & Roxanne Wilson published a wonderful book on Bluegill Fly Fishing & Flies.  For many people in the Midwest the Bluegill, or rather the Panfish (the entire family), is a often targeted fish.  We have lots of warm water around here and there are many fisherman who caught their first ever … Read more

Tying Video – The Bead Head Carrot Nymph

Catching Panfish on the surface is what most people think of when they think of “bluegill” fishing.  Who doesn’t like spending a lazy warm evening around the pond casting rubber spiders or small poppers to hungry fish.  The only problem is the bigger fish tend to stay down deeper during the hotter months.  All fish … Read more