Fly Tying Friday

Fly Tying Friday – The San Jac Squirrel

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

Fly Tying Friday – Create Perfect Poppers For Panfish!

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!

Fly Tying Friday – The Roman Candle

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

Fly Tying Friday – Patrick O’Conner’s Shrymph

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