Archive for January, 2013

The Big Fly Threshold

The Big Fly Threshold

I’m a big fly guy. I love tying them, I love fishing them. We (fly fishing community) are constantly testing the boundary of big flies, and rewriting the definition. I remember years ago when I thought a 4″ Madonna was big fly. Now, I would consider it a small fly. But is there a point […]


Yard Sale Tutorial

Yard Sale Tutorial

  The Yard Sale is a spin off of a fly I tie called the Fur Trader.  It is tied in a similar fashion (stacking materials), but it was inspired by my daughter.  She is a big fan of visiting fly shops, and has been since she was old enough to walk and talk.  It […]


The Brothers Brown

The Brothers Brown

My brothers and I had the pleasure of working with film maker, Rob Thompson, of Third Year Fly Fisher.  He is responsible for such films as Zero 2 Hero, The Heart of the Driftless, and Night of the Hex.  Rob is a pretty damn cool dude and was fun to work with.  Here is the […]