Fly Fishing Tips

Tips to help you become a better fly fisherman or woman.

Fly Fishing Tip – Smallies From Below The Pool

Well….it is mid-July and things here in Southern Indiana are getting tough…heat, low and clear water and very spooky fish. I have changed attack plans several times in the past several weeks and this past two weeks I have done very well by walking into the pools from below and dead drifting a bitch creek/spider […]

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Video – How To Tie A Hoosier Streamer

This video shows me while I tie a fly I call the Hoosier Streamer…because it is mostly red/white and I am a Hoosier. This fly has been extremely good for me this spring and I have had success fishing it with floating line. The weighted eyes (1/40th ounce) in red give the fly the weight […]

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Video – Catching A Smallmouth Bass

This video is of me landing a 16 inch smallie in a small southern Indiana creek. It was shot by my son, Harrison, who was along and also catching some good fish. This particular smallmouth was hooked on an Irish Jig; a fly that I tie in lime green and dark green just like the […]

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Fly Fishing Tip – Smallmouth Nymphing

Have you been rejected lately?  I have…I’ve been smallmouth fly fishing a lot and while I have caught and landed a good number of smallies…I have also been rejected, a lot, in fact at one point last week it felt like my junior year in high school all over again. I am a stripper; whoa, […]

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Video – Getting Into A Float Tube

What follows is a video….a simple one of me getting in my float tube. For those new to the tube or the sport there is some confusion on how to best enter the water and this video will give you my style. As you watch you will note I put my fins on after entering […]

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Video – How To Tie A Rubber Legged Spider

This video shows how to tie a Rubber Legged Spider. It is a simple pattern that is fantastic on bluegills, red ear, trout, bass and even crappie. Even though the pattern is simple it has lots of color and movement. I think you will do well fishing this fly in and under over hanging tree […]

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