February Smallmouth

When it’s 70+ degrees on a Sunday in February I’m going fishing. That exact scenario happened a few weeks ago. I have been exploring some rivers here in NW Ohio that are supposed to have Smallmouth bass in them. I found a nice area far enough up stream that water clarity was good and it…

#MuskyMeatMonday

Here are the 4 main Musky patterns I will be offering from Yellow Sombrero Fly Co. Top to bottom. Musky Taco, Double Musky Taco, Musky Grande, and Super Musky Grande. Prices start at $12.50.

#MuskyMeatMonday

Start your week off right with some Muksy flies! These three are available. Email me at donbowley@gmail.com for info!

The End of 2016

What a year. It’s been a year of ups and downs. My broken leg incident took away the prime of my fishing season. I’ve got the hardware and scars to remember it.  I am finally back on my feet and walking unassisted. As soon as the ice is gone (or thick enough) I’ll be fishing! …

This is Fly #60

Check out the latest issue of This is Fly! As always it’s full of great stuff! 

It’s Getting Better – Broken Leg Edition 

Thats right my broken leg is healing well and I’m almost walking normal again.  I’ll have some pretty wicked scars for the rest of my life but at least I’ll be back romping the woods and waters again soon.  In fact I took my first unassisted steps this week. It was across my living room…

Barely Live Sessions 1st Birthday

Do yourself a favor and go check out the Barely Live Sessions 1st Birthday Episode. Paul and the crew get intoxicated and cover quit the array of topics, even a little about fishing. It all about #goodcleanlivin.

The Towee – Seminole

The good folks at Towee Boats just released a new model called the Seminole. It is a budget model in their line-up coming in at $4999 for the skiff and the trailer. That is a killer deal for a well built boat. I like the clean interior with the casting decks that are perfect for…

#MuskyMeatMonday

Here are some musky flies to start off the week. They are available on eBay. User dfish33.