Tag: Fly Tying Patterns

On my Vise: The Abbey

The Abbey may not be a new pattern, but its just as effective today. I’m a huge fan of tying, fishing and learning more about the Classic Ray Bergman collection and while there may be some variants to this fly as compared to the ones in the books. I have fished this fly on the swing, and stripped it like a streamer with great results.

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…

“On My Vise”- The Pompadour Wiggle Emerger

Yesterday was the 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…

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…

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…

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