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 […]
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. […]
This tie has heavy Granato influence. Its heading to a friend on his way to Northern Wisconsin, aka Musky Country.
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″ […]
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.
The vivid maple leaves are a sure sign that fall has arrived.