Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

The Art of the Retrieve

The Art of the Retrieve: You matter how fine a fly you tie, with all the right colors, the best materials, the perfect shape, size and hook; no matter how well you cast even if you can layout a 100 … Continue reading

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Back From The Cape

Back from the Cape:  Wow what a fun trip. Great weather and great moon tides. Memories of the good old days were rolling around in my head. It was wonderful to be back on Cape Cod. How was the fishing? … Continue reading

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On Cape Cod Right Now

  Fishing Cape Cod right now. Loving it. Plenty of schoolies, with a few bigger bass mixed in. Enjoying the hell out of it!

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Pandemics make for full Fly Boxes

Okay I’m pulling you leg amigo, but one positive effect of this God awful,  sinking pandemic is this: I spent oodles of time behind the vise. Hours and hours. Snipping, cutting, stacking, gluing, clear coating, whip finishing. Tying, tying, tying. … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts to Speed up Your Fly Tying

I’m not a commercial tier, or an exhibition tier. But I’ve been behind the vise for 40 years and have some thoughts for folks just getting their feet wet at the game. Realize it is rarely a good idea to … Continue reading

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