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

Upcoming Game Changer Class

Just a reminder that the Game Changer fly tying class is this Saturday at FlyMasters of Indianapolis.  Blane Chocklett’s Game Changer has been around for about 6 or 7 years now and seems to not be slowing down in the amount of interest it is stirring up in the fly fishing community.  With the Game … Read more

Tying Video – The Ambrose Bucktail

The Ambrose Bucktail is the third bucktail streamer in a series this fall. It is also the third fly to be taught in a Bucktail Streamer class this September. I wanted to throw in a bass streamer since many people do not realize there are a number of patterns that were created to target bass. … Read more

Tying Video – Blacknose Dace

The latest tying video from Dressed Irons is live on YouTube and it is the Blacknose Dace by Art Flick.  The Blacknose Dace is a classic bucktail streamer pattern that utilizes basic fly tying materials to produce a very elegant but effective fly.  Tied to resemble the Blacknose Dace minnow, more specifically the Eastern Blacknose … Read more

Tying Video – Morlock Goby

The latest tying video from Dressed Irons is live and it is the Morlock Goby.  The Morlock Goby was created to fool the Great Lakes Carp around Beaver Island into chomping down on one of the many invasive Goby’s that have populated the Great Lakes over the past 20 years.  It is a triple articulated … Read more

Bass Topwater Class At FlyMasters

As mentioned in the last newsletter, I am teaching a class this coming Saturday on Bass Topwater Flies.  I will be teaching three patterns I have been using (and teaching) for years.  Only this time there will be a little twist on two of the patterns.  The class is on Saturday May 18th and starts … Read more