Category Archives: Flies and Fly Tying

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

Posted in Flies and Fly Tying, Fly Fishing in Salt Water | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Flies and Fly Tying, Fly Fishing in Freshwater | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Flies and Fly Tying, Gear | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Flies and Fly Tying | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Flies and Fly Tying | 6 Comments