Aug 31, 2020
So here are some pictures, both of flies and naturals and links for Episode 43. First, let me give you the link to Charles Card's contact info if you would like to book a trip with him on the Green River:
You can book him through Spinnerfall Guide Service
OK, let's look at some bugs and flies.
Here are what eastern...
Jun 24, 2020
Hi Folks, Here are some pics and patterns for this episode on the Zebra Caddis.
Let's start with some of those figures I was talking about in the episode. This is a picture of the typically dish shaped head of the zebra caddis larva. This is from Wiggins, Larvae of the North American Caddisfly Genera...
Mar 9, 2020
Hey Folks, Here are some the crayfish patterns I mentioned on the podcast.
First we'll talk about Rick Hafele's pattern. I'm pretty sure he calls it the creeper crayfish, but I'm not 100% sure. The original pattern is pretty simple:
Claws - Red Squirrel bunches tied either side of hook and divided
Thorax - dubbing...
Dec 28, 2019
As I mentioned on the podcast, if you are in the Southern Maine area, on Thursday January 9, we'll be having a fly tying demo at Joshua's Restaraunt in Brunswick, ME from 6 to about 8. Bring your fly tying material if you want (and a lamp) or just come and learn about these insects in person and their imitations.
Nov 21, 2019
First of all, here are the details on the fly tying night at Joshua’s Restaurant (http://www.joshuastavern.com) in Brunswick Maine, hosted by the Merrymeeting Bay Trout Unlimited. It will be December 5th from 6 to 8. I will bring some examples of these insects and we’ll talk a bit about their lifestyle and habits....