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…

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! 

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 Easy Stone Fly Tying

It’s almost the time of year where Steelhead start migrating up the rivers. I figured I would share an easy to tie patterns that should catch steelhead and also works good for any trout species. So here is the Easy Stone. I start with a Mustad C49S in size 10. Create a thread base starting…

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!

Beer and Flies!

The best way to end a Thursday is with beer and flies. Todays I tied up some large deceiver flies finished off with a size 7  Flymen FishMask! I am hoping to stick some big pike with these this fall. The beer I chose for tonight is a wonderful Scotch Ale from Oskar Blue called…