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…


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

Fly Tying – Big Fish Deciever

Here is a look at how I tie this full body deciever style fly. It consists of 4 feathers and some flash for the tail. Then reverse tie in bucktail. Finish off with a Flymen Fish Mask. It is a great fly for big bass and pike.

Fly Friday – Wholesale Fly Company

If you tie a bunch of flies like I do, then you need to check out Wholesale Fly Company. Their prices on beads, barbell eyes, and mono eyes are super! Check them out! I recently picked up the assortment of mono eyes and barbell eyes in black.

Iron Fly -Springfield 2016

That’s right. Iron Fly is coming back to Springfield MO on November 4th. It’s sure to be an amazing time and something not to miss!