This fly, the Ivy Pheasant Craw, was submitted by message board member, Wendy Berrell. The notes and recipe are located here.
This basic, easy to tie pattern has become a staple for a lot of driftless area trout anglers. The fly was created by John Bethke from southwest Wisconsin. It’s a good winter season fly and can be tied in many variations. The version I tied here is a little different, using a pink brass Bug […]
In case you know someone looking to get into or advance in the sport of fly fishing… When: July 24-26, 2015 Where: Rochester, MN – RCTC All the details you’d ever want to know and more here http://www.fedflyfishers.org/Councils/UpperMidwest/Events …and here: Fly Fishing School Poster 2015
F.S.S., otherwise known as Fly Switching Syndrome. We all suffer from it at some point. Sometimes it hits you during a heavy hatch of bugs, or while casting over a pod of trout that you can clearly see huddled near the bottom of a pool. No matter what the fishing scenario, a sure sign of […]
I think I should admit, right here at the start, that I have an aversion to fishing small flies. Oh, I’ll fish with them if I have to, like during hatches of BWOs, midges, or other tiny bugs. If that’s what it takes, I’ll do it, but during an average trout fishing outing in the […]
This is my crappy version of a popular streamer from the mind of Kelly Galloup. I watched this video to get a little refresher…it’s been a couple years since I’ve tied one up. Ingredients: Hook: Size 4 Thread: I just used the thickest thread I could find…happened to be tan Tail: Yellow Marabou Body: Gudebrod […]