Category Archives: Flies and Fly Tying

Dave ‘s 18″ Brown Trout

Dave’s 18″ Brown Trout My friend Dave got himself a nice 18″ brown trout. No this isn’t famous the Dave I speak about all the time – the redfish king, down in Punta Gorda. This Dave lives here in Connecticut. … Continue reading

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Foam Ice Floats for Holding Flies?

Foam Ice Floats for Holding Flies? My friend Phil showed me a novel idea. Using a foam ice float to hold flies. Not sure where he can across this trick, but he tells me it is popular on the internet. … Continue reading

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The Partridge “Carrie Stevens” Hook Size 2 for Sale

The Partridge “Carrie Stevens” Hook Size 2 for Sale Get a kick out of those Mustad size 32, gold plated hooks? Crazy stuff. Best I know, they’re the smallest freshwater hook ever made. Well, this time around my fly tying … Continue reading

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Mustad 277 Size 32 Gold Plated Hooks

Mustad 277 Size 32 Gold Plated Hooks I’ve been doing a bit of tying lately and that’s got me digging through my supplies. Well yesterday during one of these episodes, I came across something interesting. Something I thought you might … Continue reading

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The Stocking Truck Showed Up

The Stocking Truck Showed Up Its been a cool, windy and wet spring so far. Rivers rising and falling. With a decent weather report and no rain, I decided to head over to the Salmon River in Colchester. Yeah it … Continue reading

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