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! …

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.

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.

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…

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.