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Sentenced To The Front

Sentenced To The Front

My brothers and I have a rule on our favorite stretch of trout water.  If two of us have caught a good fish on a trip, they reserve the right to sentence the third brother to the front of the boat.  Sentencing ends when you catch a good fish.  A “good fish” is usually any […]


Joining the Blogger World

Joining the Blogger World

  Its kind of crazy to think how much the world of friendship has changed thanks to the interwebs. Without the interwebs, I would likely never know Nick Granato. I “met” Nick on the Drake a couple years back. There are some dudes you just know you will get along with from the get go. […]


Heading to the Northwoods

Heading to the Northwoods

This tie has heavy Granato influence.  Its heading to a friend on his way to Northern Wisconsin, aka Musky Country.  


Nut Butter Tutorial

Nut Butter Tutorial

Rear Hook: #6 wide gape bass hook Middle Hook: any long shank, straight eye streamer hook (will be cut at the bend) Front Hook: 2/0 streamer hook Tail: hackle feathers, marabou Body: estaz, UV polar chenille, schlappen, rubber legs Collar: schlappen Head: craft fur dubbing brush Eyes: lead eyes Connection: 20# maxima and 6mm bead   I usually tie this fly in the 7″ […]


GBGH

GBGH

Go big or go home, fresh off the vise.  These are mostly reserved for the fall when muskies are looking for 1 lb burgers instead of sliders.


Fall Is Here

Fall Is Here

The vivid maple leaves are a sure sign that fall has arrived.