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“Fly Tying 101” Starting the thread

We all have to being somewhere, and all of your flies will more than likely begin, with thread. The first thing you want to do is make sure your hook is secured in your vise before tying on your thread. Once your hook is secured in the vise and your bobbin is loaded with thread,… Continue reading “Fly Tying 101” Starting the thread

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“Fly tying 101” – Measuring and securing soft tailing material

When it comes to tailing material, its all dependent on what you will be tying as your tailing material will be totally different. Some patterns call for a soft hackle like seen here, others use stiff barbules from a dry fly feather and others may call for microfibetts. In this post we will Here I… Continue reading “Fly tying 101” – Measuring and securing soft tailing material

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In the Kitchen: Jalapeño Cornbread

Jalapeño Cornbread: I don’t know where this recipe originally came from it was given to me by a friend but it is a really great cornbread recipe. Especially if you’re making tacos,quesadillas or even just some pork ribs. It doesn’t dry out like some cornbread recipes do and The green chiles give it a smokier… Continue reading In the Kitchen: Jalapeño Cornbread

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“Fly Tying 101″How to wrap a soft hackle

Fly patterns such as the Partridge and Orange,  Starling and Herl or Isonychia soft hackle, are soft hackled patterns. They can be deadly flies when swung through the water column and are highly effective fish catchers, even through rising fish. While soft hackled flies considered to be “simple flies” and “staples”  that demand a spot… Continue reading “Fly Tying 101″How to wrap a soft hackle