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

Lance Egan’s Frenchie

My first #flytying love: the Frenchie. HT @lanceeganflyfishing. #flyfishing #euronymphing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on May 16, 2017 at 4:10am PDT I think it is great that USA team member Lance Egan now works with the folks at As you may know, Egan has invented some amazing patterns, such as the Red

My Version of the Mop Fly

Tom Rosenbauer coined the phrase “slutty flies” on one of his Orvis podcasts. He also has been posting on Instagram with it as a hashtag. I think it’s pretty funny. Otherwise known as “junk” flies, these are flies that some consider non-traditional. A few won’t fish them. As I’ve written before, I will not fish