Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Foam Frog

Foam Frog. #2 hook. I tied this frog based on a pattern 
developed by Michael W. Schraeder. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Realistic Stonefly Nymph

Stonefly Nymph (Western). #8 hook. Experimenting with tying
a more realistic stonefly (vs. a fishing fly). None of the materials
 are prefabricated. Fly is made entirely of molted web, dubbing, 
thread, monofilament, UV resin, and hand coloring.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

"Bream Changer"

Bream Changer. #1 hook. Half size version of a Game Changer.
Two articulated spines and hook. Hand colored to look
like a bluegill (we call them bream).

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Haystack Fly (Variant)

Haystack Fly variant. #14 hook. Used black and yellow floss
 with shuttle weave technique. The tail and "haystack" are elk hair.

View from the front to see how the fly balances:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tenkara Fly (with and without a vise)

Takayama Sakasa Kebari. #14 hooks. One tied with a vise
and one tied without a vise. Pattern is from the
Tenkara Magazine at