Aug 202011
 
Mixing Fly Fishing and Politics - Funcfish Tees

Fishing has no geographical or political bounds.  Fishermen don’t always follow the same party.  Heck, most fishermen can’t even agree on what lure, fly, or bait to use.  That my friend, is what makes this country (and fishing) great.  Diversity. While mixing fishing and politics is generally a sure fire way to incite an argument online, […]

Jul 302011
 
An awe Inspiring Double Rainbow...  And Some Fishing

Made an extremely short trip to Skippack Creek on the way home form work yesterday. Caught a few Bluegill, ran from some lightening, and saw some cool stuff. This Bluegill and the next were caught in a heavily fished part of Skippack creek.  They both fell for a mini-hopper fly.  This mini-hopper is a variation […]

Jun 102011
 
Grub Fly Patterns - Experimental

While I haven’t gotten around to posting the fishing mayham that was last weekend’s outing with my mom, I will tell you we caught a lot of fish.  I’ll also tell you there was a downside to our method…  GRUBS. Last weekend I experienced “Butter Worms” for the first time and these things are nasty! […]

Apr 022011
 
Opening day for Trout 2011

Blogging with my phone here in bed.  Less than 2 hours until us folks in SE PA can start fishing approved trout water. My big question of the day is what tactic should I use to land those sweet, stocked, rainbow trout? Will it be bait,  spinner, or fly?   Choices choices!   See you on […]

Mar 192011
 
A little more spring

Sorry girls…  This is a post about a bug. Today’s fishing was a disaster.  While I’m still collecting my thoughts and dealing with the windburn on my face I figured I’d share some pictures of a little friend I made today.  I believe he’s a little black stonefly (but I’m barely a fly fisherman and […]

Jan 092011
 
Angry Chicken Fly/Popper

I was down in the garage yesterday and while trying to clean things up a bit I started fiddling around with some of the leftover plugs of wood I had laying around.  After a little drilling and sanding, I slapped together a simple popper head and decided to try tying a fly with some of […]

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