The Sam Jac Squirrel is a buggy looking baitfish pattern. This week’s submission comes from Rob McConnell. Rob is the author of a great book entitled Fly Fishing The Sam – A Guidebook To Exploring The Waters Of Sam Houston National Forest. Rob’s book is essential for anyone that plans on “fishing the Sam.” Thanks to what I found in this book’s pages, the Sam Houston… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – The San Jac Squirrel
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The Redneck Tube Bait Fly Jack Harford is the contributor for this week’s Fly Tying Friday Post. Jack has written for the blog in the past and his posts are always welcome! In this post Jack has a fly that will help you even the odds when fishing for warm water fish. Jack writes… As many of you know, the bass guys with spinning and… Read More »Fly Tying Friday: Jack Harford’s “Redneck Tube Bait Fly”
Waspi Perfect Popper Kits allow you to easily make great looking poppers! This morning I tied up a mess of tiny poppers for panfish in anticipation of warmer weather to come. These little poppers are perfect early season offerings when the fish start looking up. I create popper bodies out of a variety of materials, including foam, cork, balsa wood, and hard plastic. All of… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – Create Perfect Poppers For Panfish!
The Full Dress Roman Candle This week’s fly pattern was submitted by Robb Nicewonger. It is a fantastic streamer that can be modified to target a number of different warm-water species. The photographs in this post will certainly back that up! Robb tells the story better in his own words, so he will take it from here… The Roman Candle was initially tied as an… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – The Roman Candle
The Shimmy Cricket will dive when retrieved and pop back up to the surface with a shimmy! The fly pattern for this week’s Fly Tying Friday post was submitted by Martin Burch a member of the Panfish On The Fly Facebook Group. The fly is called the Shimmy Cricket. The Shimmy Cricket is a topwater foam bug that is easy to tie and has great… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – The Shimmy Cricket
I received an email from my friend William Ninke last week regarding a new fly he was enjoying a lot of success with. Bill is one of the most innovative fly tiers I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. He is continually inventing new patterns or finding new ways to tie or improve existing flies. When he talks about flies I listen! His latest… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – The Hornberg Streamer by Bill Ninke
Patrick O’Conner’s Shrymph I am excited to bring back our Fly Tying Friday posts! This week’s post comes from Patrick O’Conner. Patrick is sharing a nymph pattern; he dubbed the Shrymph. This is an easy pattern perfect for the beginner fly tiers out there! Patrick writes… “Here’s one of my favorites. Simplicity and fishability are key for me when it comes to bluegill flies and,… Read More »Fly Tying Friday – Patrick O’Conner’s Shrymph