Posts Tagged ‘Pike’

Tie Fighter

Tie Fighter

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 […]


Ghetto Love

Ghetto Love

Ghetto Love So what do you say to someone that has just cast into a pod of carp, lets it sink, gets three strips in and the rod doubles over? “Thats not a musky you just ass hooked a oversized goldfish”. What do you say when you get done photographing and releasing the ass hooked […]


Tiger Boy Meets Musky Man

Tiger Boy Meets Musky Man

Tiger Boy Meets Musky Man December 2008 I opened a hot off the presses Hatches Magazine, there staring me in the face was something like nothing that I’d ever seen before… Brad Bohen’s HANG TIME! That day  my approach for fishing and tying streamers for predatory fish changed drastically. My eyes were opened to “engineering and […]


The Release…

The Release…

The Release… Recently I’ve really been taking that extra few moments to appreciate the fish I catch and enjoy the release. It always makes me smile to see a picture of a angler thats looking down at the fish in admiration instead cheesing out to the camera. I promised myself this year was that I […]


Ghetto Tramp

Ghetto Tramp

Ghetto Tramp Ghetto Tramps conception came to be one fateful snowy cold day in January on a trip to Cabelas. The reason for the trip was to pilfer the gear section of hooks and a few other odds and ends. Clint, Matt and I split up and shopped around for a little bit. After a […]


Mid Winter R & D Pays Off!

Mid Winter R & D Pays Off!

Mid Winter R & D Pays Off! A good portion of my time on the water is spent testing and fishing patterns I’ve been working on… What I’m working on at the vice more often than not dictates where I fish and what I throw.  To me there is no reason for me to say […]


Clear Cure Goo

Clear Cure Goo

Clear Cure Goo Over the winter I started experimenting with the new and truly innovative fly tying product Clear Cure Goo. Unlike most UV curing products on the market it comes in four different styles, thick, thin, brash-able and flexible. I never really got into using the traditional epoxies due to the mixing, drying and […]


Fly Tying Freakshow

Fly Tying Freakshow

Fly Tying Freakshow Published in The Drake Recently my good friend Corey Kruitbosch was kind enough to spend a little time with me and a few of my flies. The intention was to shoot a few of Rainy’s Fly submissions before I had to send them off… Little did I know the creative juices would flow […]