Fly Tying Video Vault

ChopperTails

Capt. Carl Ball "We were out here tarpon fishing, tarpon wishing, and one of those big military helicopters flew by us. It flew in, it went by us, it turned around, it came down real low and it was heading right for us. We were like, 'uh-oh'. It got down real low to the water [...]

The Beginner’s Guide To Fly Tying Material

So you took the jump into tying your own flies, welcome! As you will quickly find, there are so many things to learn. This guide is to familiarize you with some of the more popular materials. Naturals Naturals are the foundation of tying materials. They include any material that came from an animal: furs, feathers, [...]

Waterworks-Lamson Cobalt Fly Rod Review

The Waterworks-Lamson Cobalt is fit for a more relaxed casting approach. It loads easily, and it loads quickly. This makes it a favorite of ours for sight fishing, because most sight fishing shots occur at distances between 30-50ft, not a very long cast. So you have to be able to land your fly with a [...]

EP Standard Scissors Review

Taking a look at the new Standard Scissors from Enrico Puglisi you will quickly see Enrico didn't cut any corners, pun intended. The two models of his new standard scissors are available in 4.5-inch and 6.5-inch models. The design These Scissors are made in Italy of high-quality stainless steel. Specifically made with the fly tier [...]

Circus Act

Capt. Scott Hamilton "The Singletons’ weather was marginal for the four days that we fished, with the seas being a sloppy three to four foot, but with little going on inshore, we buckled down and headed offshore anyhow. The first day was spent warming up on runners and other assorted little stuff, Scott Singleton managed [...]

Tough as Nails

Capt. Bobby Gibson "Jorge and I were permit fishing last week. I don't know how many almosts we had, and then caught one. Hooked one blind casting in the mud. A tank. Out of the first five shots, I thought every single one was going to eat the way they acted and chased the fly [...]

Lizard King

Capt. Brandon Laszlo "So we were fishing somewhere in the Glades. There's a creek where a whole bunch of baby tarpon are at, baby tarpon and snook. And there were a whole bunch of alligators around us. Buddy steps up on the bow and hooks a tarpon. I'd staked the boat out and got current [...]

Push Don’t Pole

Capt. Jason Sullivan "So we were fishing out in Florida Bay for tailing redfish. I was poling a guy to a couple fish tailing. And I guess I went to push and lean into it a little bit, and fell right off the back of the platform into the water. Disturbed everything I thought. Looked [...]