Saturday, January 26, 2013

Got the flu? Tie a fly.




So I have yet to contract this flu plague, but my wife on the other hand has not been so fortunate.  Because I had to do some male nursing, I set up my vise next to the couch where my wife was buried in blankets and sipping Nyquil.  I spent the entire day tying tiny tailwater flies, woollies and other practical junk.  Turned out to be a pretty productive day.


I tied about 3 dozen flies or so but I decided to only take crappy pictures of a few of them.  I haven't tied a wooly in forever and it was kind of fun to crank these little guys out.

 

Here is a sample of all the tailwater junk I tied up.  I've had a lot of success on tailwaters here in Arkansas with all of these little flies.  Mostly 16s and 18s.  Hopefully I won't contract the plague so that I can fish tomorrow.  I guess I'll find out soon- at least my fly box is full.

2 comments:

  1. They all look good. For some reason I've never done well with black wooly buggers. Except when I'm fishing for carp. They seem to work pretty well.

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  2. Thanks man. I actually agree, I guess I just tied black because I ran out of olive marabou. Plus carp are fun.

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