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Mar 14 2012

Tying a Hemingway Caddis

1.Attach the hook to the vise and lay a thread foundation from the 3/4 position to the bend of the hook. Prepare a hackle by removing the fibers from the left shiny side and attach the hackle by the tip to the bend of the hook. Secure the tip to the top of the hook shank.

2. Bring the … (Continue Reading)

Feb 16 2012

Three Tips for Fishing High and Dirty Water for Trout

It’s supposed to rain a lot this weekend. Don’t give up on the river.

From Kent Klewein at Gink & Gasoline:

Have you ever pulled up to a stream after a heavy rain, ready to fish, but canceled your fishing plans because the water looked too high and dirty? I’ll be the first to … (Continue Reading)

Feb 15 2012

The Gilmer H.S. (Ga.) Trout Unlimited Club – Second Annual Fly Tying Contest

Calling All Fly Tiers: Open Invitation to Submit Entries for The Gilmer H.S. (Ga.) Trout Unlimited Club – Second Annual Fly Tying Contest

Official PDF here.

The Gilmer TU Club hereby announces the Club’s Second Annual Fly Tying Contest. Entry is easy. Fly tiers of all abilities are … (Continue Reading)

Feb 14 2012

Tying a Golden Stonefly Nymph

Spring is almost here. So you know what that means…

Stoneflies will be ahatchin’.

Along with mayfly and caddis nymphs, you can find stonefly nymphs under the rocks of the Chattahoochee River.

The trout especially love all the life cycles of the stonefly, especially the dry fly version.

Drop … (Continue Reading)

Feb 14 2012

Covering a hatch starts with carrying the right flies

From Kent Klewein at Gink & Gasoline:

Example of me covering a hatch with multiple fly patterns on hand (BWO Hatch). Photo By: Louis Cahill
Have you ever been standing in the river watching a big hatch unfolding with rising fish all around you, but for some reason you can’t get the … (Continue Reading)

Feb 09 2012

Life and Times of a Caddis Fly

This article was written by Raif Killips on Fly Fisher’s Republic. This is a very informative and well written piece. He has a lot more great editorial content, so feel free to click on his name to read his other articles. Hope you enjoy!

Article source here.

Video of the “Life and Times … (Continue Reading)

Feb 03 2012

Fly Tying Tutorials – Master Index

 

Fly tying is the process of producing an artificial fly to be used by anglers to catch fish via means of fly fishing. Probably the most concise description of fly tying is the one by Helen Shaw, a preeminent American professional fly tyer in Fly-Tying.
“Fly-tying is a simple … (Continue Reading)