Fly Tying · On the Vise

On My Vise: “The October Frenchie” 

  October is almost here! The leaves are turning! the weather is cooling!  Yes..yes…to some folks..  fall means immediately skipping to the nearest coffee shop in a pair of uggs, sprinkling leaves in your hair and singing about pumpkin spice mochalattaskinnyfatfrappachinos.. 😂 But to the rest of us who are thinking flies.. October means, October… Continue reading On My Vise: “The October Frenchie” 

Fly Tying · On the Vise

“On My Vise”- The Pompadour Wiggle Emerger

Yesterday I tied at Dette Trout Flies Partridge Days Show at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum. It’s always a fun show as many of them are, and you get to see “the usual suspects” behind the vise! 😂 Which is awesome because it translates into all of us laughing, Sharing patterns and tying… Continue reading “On My Vise”- The Pompadour Wiggle Emerger

Fly Tying · On the Vise

On My Vise: “Brassies- the unloved little fly”

Brassies.. Either you love em or you hate em: Personally.. I love em. When it comes to quilting and sewing, I like to stay between three and six months ahead of schedule, it breaks things up a little bit. In the summer I’m sewing Halloween quilts or a winter wall hanging. And in the dead… Continue reading On My Vise: “Brassies- the unloved little fly”

Fly Tying · Material Talk · On the Vise

On My Vise: “The BWO Senyo Dub Spider”

The Blue Wing Olive Senyo Dub Spider Hook: 18-22 wet fly hook Thread: Olive 8/0 Hackle: Black starling Dubbing: Olive Senyo Laser dub (change the color for BWO in your area) While many of us use Senyos laser dub for  different patterns, I hear more often than not people telling me that when they think of using laser… Continue reading On My Vise: “The BWO Senyo Dub Spider”