Posts Tagged ‘Rainy’s Flies’

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 […]


Sasquatch

Sasquatch

Some years back I joined a fly swap on the Drake and it threw me a bit of a curve ball. Unlike local fly swaps these were going around the word and to several people across the country. So I set out to develop a highly versatile pattern that could be fished anywhere, anytime for […]


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 […]


The Promised Land

The Promised Land

The Promised Land First off I’d like to apologize to the dozen people that probably read my blog for being such a slacker as of late. Or maybe as of the last couple months is more suitable? I find it hard to spend time indoors during the summer let alone at a computer and away […]


Fish Porn Friday!

Fish Porn Friday!

Fish Porn Friday! Though I’ve kept things moving along with the fly porn I’ve really dropped the ball with the fish porn recently. Here are a couple from this year on the Tiger Musky Trail for you guys to check out. June looks like it should be a solid month chasing Essox for me… I’m […]


More Topwater Prototypes

More Topwater Prototypes

More Topwater Prototypes The first round swam well but need some definite tweaking… I got a eat so I can’t be all that far off! ┬áThere is no way to really know what a newly created pattern will do without truly fishing it. If I even get close to what I was going for I’m […]


Fly Tying R & D

Fly Tying R & D

Fly Tying R & D I thought it was about time to articulate the Chubby Muffin since spring time is upon us. It’s still pretty rough and needs a few tweaks and a few fish under it’s belt. Not the smallest fly at 6” and with a head thats 1” x 2”… I put a […]