Keeping your fly tying area clean will save you a ton of time!
Though it was -9C when I got in the truck this morning, I know that we are almost halfway through March and ice-off is not all too far away. Laying eyes on an ice-free interior lake you’ve been dreaming of … Read More
Find chironomid fishing frustrating, boring or downright futile sometimes? Have you had some success but still want to further your knowledge? Calling all of those on the Lower Mainland of BC, don’t forget about the two upcoming “Intro to Chironomid … Read More
Freshwater shrimp, or scuds, are a staple item in a trout’s diet. From the day the ice comes off until the day it goes back on, shrimp are never a bad option to tie on during periods of slow fishing … Read More
One of the things that makes a body material great for imitating chironomid pupa is translucency, being able to change the underbody material to give off different effects opens up a world of options. Anti-static bags used to package computer … Read More
Tying flies in preparation for a quick jaunt down to Tarponville in a few weeks has reminded me how much I love tying with EP Fibre (or “fiber”, for our friends south of the border!). EP fibre, whether tied in … Read More
This morning en route home, I was thinking of the small things about the website that I couldn’t quite seem to get dialed in. Then I started to think about more and more small things, which eventually led me to … Read More
Tying two-tone chironomid bodies is not a new practice by any means, but it’s one that is a lot easier than it may look at first glance. I’m sure there are many ways to do it, but this is the … Read More