Latest Flies from the Vise

Latest Flies from the Vise

As I write this post on Monday, Christmas is only one week away. Have you finished all your shopping? If not, check out my 2023 Fly Fisher’s Christmas list for a few last minute ideas. I continue to spend time at the fly tying vise. I finished tying all of our flies for Patagonia which…

Filling My Patagonia Fly Box

Filling My Patagonia Fly Box

I’ve been making progress in the last week, working on filling my Patagonia fly box. I thought you might enjoy a few images of the flies. The image above shows our “hers and his” fly boxes…one for Dancingtrout and one for me. They are filled with Fat Albert flies in brown/tan and black, sizes 8…

Tying a Fly Order

Tying a Fly Order

The last few days I’ve been tying a fly order which include some of my favorite flies. These are the same flies I tied and donated to the recent CfR auction and benefited the Casting for Recovery – Oregon South my wife leads. My customer was one of the bidders for the flies, but lost…

Fall PMDs

Fall PMDs

While walking the river last week searching for rising fish, I stopped by an eddy to see what insects I might find. To my surprise, I found many fall PMDs and a few other insects as well. It reminded me of a few posts I’ve written about PMDs over the years. And it also made…

Patagonia Fly Order

Patagonia Fly Order

I am heading back to the vise this week as I begin to work on a new Patagonia fly order. That’s right, I placed an order with myself! We are returning to Argentina in early 2024 to fish at SET Fly Fishing’s Chochoy Mallin lodge. We’ll continue our travels to the Puerto Natales area in…