Pig Farm Ink Olympics

The Pig Farm Ink Olympics are coming to Pyramid Lake in a few days! It will be an amazing event. Check it out!

Gear Review – Nature Boy Designs

Nature Boy Designs has recently released a cool new product called the Para-Coil Retractor. I knew this was something I needed to try as I have a pair of pliers that do not have a retention cord. I ordered the 8″ size for use with pliers. The hardware and build quality is excellent and I…

Sliders

Today I tied up some slider style flies. They are a fun and easy tie. These are supposed to be a very effective fly. I have fished them very little but I hope one day to be throwing these at some big redfish.

Fly Tying Excess

Having to sit around with my broken leg has led to many flies being tied. This means I have an excess of flies and no means to use them right now, so I am selling my excess flies on Ebay. I figure it is one way to keep some cash flowing in to support my…

Flymen Shrimp & Cray Tail

Flymen Fishing Company makes some of the best fly tying products on the market today. One of my favorite products from Flymen offers is the Fish Skull Shrimp and Cray Tails. These weighted tails are perfect for tying shrimp and crayfish flies. They are simple to use and make flies look much more realistic. Here…

Start again!

I have been neglecting this blog for way too long. I don’t know why. I think it was from a combination of things. Moving, new job, new and old friends that don’t fish. It could be that I just have not been fishing as much as I would like. That is all going to change….

Mad River GoPro Video

Back in February I drove down to check out the Mad River. One of the few rivers in Ohio that holds trout. It looks like a great place to fish and I had a couple trout chase my streamer but only caught a few other species on a wetfly. Here is my first attempt at…

Tying Tutorial – Barely Legal Style Fly

Spring is coming! That means White bass will be running up the rivers to spawn all across the Midwest. It is a very fun time of year to catch a bunch of fish in a short time! One of my favorite flies to fish for White bass, Hybrid bass and I’m sure it would work…

Midwest Flyfishing Expo

I spent this past Sunday at the Midwest Flyfishing Expo in Warren Michigan. It was a rainy day so I didn’t feel too bad about spending my only day off this week inside. There were many guides and lodges present and I was able to learn about many fishing opportunities that are only a few…

Spey Flies – Tying Tutorial

Here is a fly that I am hoping will be my savior this spring on the Steelhead rivers here in Ohio. It swims great and I’m sure it will produce some fish. I start with a standard salmon fly style hook. Lay down a thread base and tie on a loop for the stinger hook….

Orvis Fly Tying Contest

Starting on January 19, through February 8 Orvis is having a Fly Tying Contest on Instgram. In their words “We’re looking for an original creation, a fly straight from your fish brain to the vise that we can put in our Orvis Fly Fishing Catalog.” Naturally I decided to enter a fly that I have…