Category Archives: Flies and Fly Tying

Articulated Streamers are Hot!

Articulated Streamers are Hot! Yesterday Phil and I went to see Kevin Pelletier. Kevin is one of the finest fly tyers I have ever seen. He is a real artist at the vise, believe me. Presently, Kevin is into articulated … Continue reading

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The Mop Fly is a Murderer

The Mop Fly is a Murderer Lately my friend Phil has been hard at work tying flies to use over at his club pond. And he has been catching some mighty good looking rainbows.  Nice going. What are the fish … Continue reading

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It’s Bay Anchovy Time

It’s Bay Anchovy Time With September on our doorstep, it’s bay anchovy time here in Southern New England. These tiny critters have been growing up in our backwaters all summer and are getting ready to exit to the coast. And … Continue reading

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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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