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.
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.
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!
Here are a couple more big Musky Gamechangers going to Virginia. These are money! Shoot me a message if your interested.
If you haven’t seen this film yet you need to take some time and watch it. It’s an amazing film about a special part of the world that has had some serious problems over its history. Check out the full version here – Providence.
I managed to get some time on the river today. I am still not walking unassisted yet so my access was limited. The fishing didn’t disappoint though. I managed quite a few Rock Bass, a largemouth, and some sunfish. A black Slumpbuster fly was the fly of the day. All the fish were small but…
These Gamechanger style flies are headed out to stick some Virginia Musky!
November 4th you need to be in Springfield MO! Flies will be tied and beers will be drank. It’s always a good time at Missouri Spirits!
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Here are a few Musky flies I have tied up recently. I also opened an Etsy shop if anyone wants to buy some. Have a great week!
On Fridays I am going to share some of my favorite fly tyers. To start this off I’m going to recommend you check out 239 Flies. Nick has some of the best looking fly patterns hitting the salt water right now. Plus he is selling some DIY tying kits so you can create some of his patterns.
Here is great Hopper pattern I tie based on the Fat Albert Hopper. I use 2mm foam and UTC 140 thread. I also constantly spin my thread counterclockwise to make sure it is laying flat. Start by laying a thread base. I prefer a 2xh / 3xl hook for this pattern. I am using a…