Archive for December, 2012

EL Chupacabra Tutorial

EL Chupacabra Tutorial

    Highly influenced by Brad Bohen’s Hang Time and fortified with Clear Cure Goo El Chupacabra is a staple in my Esox arsenal. After years of fishing and tweaking it’s a great confidence pattern that can be tied in a just about any color scheme you can imagine. But don’t think of El Chupacabra […]


Under The Influence

Under The Influence

I think its safe to say that all modern day fly tiers have influences.  Similar to a band.  We have people that taught us how to tie our first fly, and we have people that help us push the limits of the flies we tie.  I still remember when my older brother, Eric, got a […]


I Am Haunted By Streamers

I Am Haunted By Streamers

  Streamer ideas haunt me.  They get in my head and drive me crazy until I get them out.  I’ve been know to get out of bed in the middle of the night, and sit at the vise.  I’ve found sketching them can help, but it can also make things worse.  I am a terrible […]


Release

Release

A beautiful late fall muskie heading back into the chilly water.