At the Vise: The Frenchie 2.0

Before I started to target big-and-wild browns, as a new angler, I focused on the the rain-bros at the Swift, Westfield, Millers, and Squannacook. It was a lot of fun, and those waters aren’t too far away from metro Boston and offer obvious spots so that you don’t need a guide (our compendium of DIY

At the Vise: The March Brown Flymph

Well, with the Saturday morning forecast anticipating 11 °F, I’ve decided to pass on fishing. Instead, I’ve been making streamers for my trip to Arkansas’ White River for big browns (three recent streamers posted on our Instagram page here). I’ve also been looking at my fly boxes and replenishing. I know which flies have succeeded

At the Bench: a Pheasant Tail Bubble-Back

Experimenting. Small Pheasant Tail with UV Finish bubble-back #loonflyfishing #orvis #flytying #euronymphing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on May 19, 2017 at 5:32am PDT I learn a great deal from all of you. I read every comment. So, when, blog reader Steve described his #1 fly (here), I decided to experiment. Up top is