Gartside's Fish Head (variation): White
07 Nov 2015

Gartside’s Fish Head (variation): White

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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Mini FInger Mullet: Olive
05 Nov 2015

Mini Finger Mullet: Olive

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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John Roetman: Mackerel Tuna on Fly
05 Nov 2015

Flies by John Roetman

I first connected with John Roetman at the 2015 IFFF Expo in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He had quite a few folks gathered around his fly-tying bench, all of which were very interested in his display of unique creations. After some time watching John tie one of his latest local patterns,

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Bendback Deceiver: Gold
01 Nov 2015

Bendback Deceiver: Gold

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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Glassy Palolo Worm: Using Silver Lined Japanese Seed Beads
25 Oct 2015

Glassy Palolo Worm: Using Silver Lined Japanese Seed Beads

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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Cracked Merkin Crab Fleeing: Biscayne Blue
24 Oct 2015

Cracked Merkin Crab Fleeing: Biscayne Blue

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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Rubber Legs: New Color Options
13 Oct 2015

Rubber Legs: New Color Options

I was leaving one of the Bass Pro Shops the other day and happen to walk out through the isle displaying all the rubber/ plastic lures. Among all the eye-candy, the replacement rubber “skirts” for spinners and jigs caught my eye. They looked so similar to the Sili and Centipede

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Palolo Worm: Using Marabou & Laser Dub
03 Oct 2015

Palolo Worm: Using Marabou & Laser Dub

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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Peacock Clouser
17 Aug 2015

Salty River Fly Company

Last month I noticed a few creative fly patterns on Instagram by Salty River Fly Company – one being their Mayan Cichlid Clouser. After connecting with Jesus Mora (Owner) via e-mail, he decided to send me a few fly patterns to post on Fly Mastery. Patterns included:   • Brush Crab

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Mayan Cichlid Clouser
16 Aug 2015

Mayan Cichlid Clouser

Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource. Fly-Tying Materials Design

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