I've been experimenting with a new material and tied up a few of these. The question I have, what do I throw them in front of? Recipe: Size 14 scud hook Red micro chenille Silicone worm bodies, in this case 3 different colors Head cement. Tie the thread onto the hook, and wrap all the … Continue reading Worms
It never sinks, pushes water well, and catches a ton of fish. What else could you want in a fly?
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Discussion: This fly gets down quickly, rides with the hook point up, has a crazy amount of movement in the water, and is extremely easy to tie. So far I have caught large-mouth bass, small-mouth bass, saugeye, white crappie, and large bluegill on it out of a local lake.Recipe: Hook: Size 8 nymph hook Thread: … Continue reading Olive sculpin
The Katy Navy met 2016-03-15-1800 to tie the yellow spider, and the squrat. 6 attendees, with VP operating the camera. Crackers, bread, cheese, and assorted goodies for snacks. Video to be uploaded and published this week. "Puck"
Feb 19 - Fly Tying (Friday) We have the opportunity of showing the next generation how to tie a simple fly. https://vimeo.com/118434924 Recipe: Size 6 nymph/streamer hook (with points cut off) Size "A" rod wrapping thread Marabou feathers, colors of your choice Gift wrapping braided tinsel, color of your choice. CA glue or fingernail polish … Continue reading TFF/ IFFF Business Class support, Fly tying @ Cypress Springs High School
Clay invited a few tyers over, and it turned out to be a lot of fun. There was no set pattern to tie, so the patterns tied were as varied as the tyers. Our host, Shannon, (I hope I got the spelling correct) provided chili, and casual atmosphere led itself to great and sundry topics for … Continue reading Fly tying at Clay’s home
Scheduled for 2016-02-16-1800. Link to the video: Link to RGW We have the Prison Permit Invitational coming up on March 12th, at Sargent, Texas so I suggest we tie flies for that event The Reverse Green weenie based on the pattern from Greg Berlocher's book. Texas Saltwater Classics: Fly Patterns for the Texas Coast ISBN-10: … Continue reading Katy Navy to tie the Reverse Green weenie
I spent a few session tying these up in anticipation of fishing for white bass this year. Batch tying the eyes, then the bodies at another session: Size 10 Mustad 3366A 6/0 thread (what denier?) Lead eyes, 1/32 oz Black fingernail polish Coyote, Arctic fox, Fish hair, or Bucktail, color of choice. Clear polish for … Continue reading Micro Clouser
I tied up a couple of dozen of this fly today as I thought about the upcoming Prison Permit event next month. Reverse Green Weenie In the picture are a dozen size 4 and another dozen size 6. I'll work on the size 8s later in the week. Once I get some larger eyes on … Continue reading Reverse Green Weenie