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South Dakota

Softhackle Parachute Dun SBS
Found this on a South African site; kind of like a Jingler in a horizontal orientation. Per the article, "the wider hen hackle adds an extra trigger for the fish as it creates lots of movement and cre
Diy Eagle Claw Switch rod
Im sure most of you are familiar with the eagle claw glass rods. They run around thirty bucks bright yellow?   Like the article says rod builders are free to laugh their way through this one.Br
Crafty Reversed Minnow - Streamer Fly Tying Tutorial
Saw it from utube, very nice! I thought it was super cool how you tied the chart. craft fur in!! That would work for so many species here in South FL
100% Wool Fingerless Gloves
  Although I don't use fingerless gloves since it's my fingers that get cold, you did a good job on them. Got a tutorial on making fingerless gloves with a fold back mitten and thumb. Years
Grip hooks
Bvillflytyer I'm looking for hook 14723BL in szs 14 and 16. Yes McFlylures it is a brand that I think is South Africa .
To weedguard or not?
I deliberately waited until a few other folks posted on this topic before chiming in... Yes, I do use weedguards a bit on some bonefish patterns - particularly when the bug is going to be used up on t
Greetings from Pennsylvania
Hola, from South Florida.
New to Tying, New to Forum (a few early efforts)
I see quite a few trucks around here with fresh life stickers.. TXH20man, welcome. I'm fairly new here also. As a native south Floridian we target much the same species. Your off to a good start. Keep
These large mayflies hatch in sept in south eastern ontario. I believe they are hexigenia atrocudata due to thier size, wing markings, and time of hatch. I would like to tie a nymph to match, however
Flash Minnow Candy
 All around Cape Cod actually but I'm mostly familiar with the bay side of the cape and estuaries and east end of the canal when it comes to these little critters. I haven't fish out around the
Matching the Hatch....Carp
Hi group,   We have found a size 12 Sparkle Pupa tied on a scud type hook to work really well on the carp in the Snake River south of our home in Boise, ID. Take care & ...
I've got to vent ....
Dr. Vette, are you sure all that Chemo to the brain didn't confuse some of your life with the Sons of Anarchy TV show. Since my brother was past President of a chapter of a club that was an associate
Bunny Gill Streamer Fly
Bream is a common term here in the south It is? Oh ok I didn't know. I lived in south Texas for a while, but that's the closest to the "south" I've been. They do things a bit different in Texas t
First Annual Smooky Mountains Hook and Hackle
  Fly Fishing Museaum of the Southern Appalachians is hosting the first Smoky Mountains Hook & Hackle  event, a fly tyer’s weekend.   The inaugural event will be conducted o
28th Annual North Toledo Bend Rendezvous-A Gathering of Tyers 11/4-6
The Gulf Coast & Texas Councils of the IFFF, annually co-sponsor the "North Toledo Bend Rendezvous". This is the best "hands on" gathering of fly tyers in the South!Rendezvous is held the first we
Hurrican Bay FL....?
Hurrican Bay???  Never heard of it.  Get your buddy to tell you the name of the nearest good sized city (lots and lots of developments in Florida with the name "hurricane" or some variation
Targets in and around florida?
When fishing the salt down south (usa) what are you targetting? Permit, snook, bonefish, redfish, tarpon (sizes?) Florida is just a part of "down south USA".  And Florida has more than 2000 m
Everglades backcountry report - Flamingo, 16 October
No, this isn't a fly fishing report - but it should serve to let folks know what's happening as of two days ago.... For those not familiar with the salt or brackish portions of the Park you can do mos
Vote Now for Southern Hall of Fame Trout Anglers
Oh ... there are SOOOO many reasons   You don't know the half of it!!    :D :D :D   I find it hilarious when people from Atlanta and Charlotte and Nashville talk about bei
Newbie from Alabama
The Gallatin is a looong trek from Bama. What do you fish for at home? Trout I can drive about an hour south of where I live and fish a river there or drive a hour north and fish in Tennessee
Almost done with the hurricane shutters...
I was making light of the situation, because we came through it with minimal damage. I should apologize to all those less lucky. Right along the coast, it was MUCH worse.  Has anyone heard from U
Great start to opening season !!
Well guys and girls...trout season started for us in Northern New South Wales Australia. Here are some pics[attachment=58866:14446090_10153960379350509_4383352917159234965_n.jpg][attachment=58867:1444
Fall Erie Steelhead Swap
Come up early next week, I might take Monday or Tuesday off. I would have mailed mine today but I wrecked my car after work... I'm waiting at rental car place in Erie now Hey, I'd like to make it.
Learning the salt and the keys
You live in Tav? I live in South Miami, finally found someone close to me! Do you by chance have a boat?
What Kind of Fly Tier are You?
All of the above, but for the most part I try to stay as natural as I can and adhere to the guideline of IFFF. I just want to tie flies that catch fish. I have retired for the third time, and my wife
Lucky Man
Man that's awesome, great work! Bring him over here to South Florida an we will put him on some saltwater fish!
Time to Learn how to Add Baitfish Eyes...
Hey guys, I realized that 0 of my flies are baitfish patterns, except clousers. Especially here in South Florida, baitfish is the main target for most predatory fish. I really need to tie some baitfis
Fat Head Squishy Streamer - Perch
Very nice. I love the shape and color. We don't have any perch in south Florida but it's been one of my most productive colors growing up. Thanks for the tutorial.
cicada flies,
This summer was the time for the 17 year brood in the area just to the south of me (I didn't see any of that type within 5-10 miles of me, but a 30 minute drive saw them so thick that they were bendin
Weedguard Preservation
Fly boxes with slit foam did it for me. I can carefully work the weed guard into the slit so it isn't smashed any more. These are boxes I make. I also put the slits vertical instead of horizontal so
Dancing with gators.
Don't guess anyone was paying attention when I said - NO anacondas that I know of down here...   Now for one other disturbing piece of info....  I've seen a video of an experiment done with
Breast Cancer Awareness Swap
Everyone please give me a chance to get these photographed over the next couple of days and I will get them posted and sent. My Father in Law passed yesterday, so please give me those couple of d
What is a good bass fry pattern?
Suggestions so far are good - but here's the two patterns I tied by the hundreds for local south Florida shops for peacocks.  Essentially they're the same small Clouser on a #4 hook -but with dif
Who is smoking meat today? Let's hear the recipes...
Same thing here in South Florida. Too stormy to cook out, but for us it is slowly moving towards the beginning of the better weather.
Going to Australia!
Hey mate - can help out with NSW South Coast. Let me know where you're going and I can let you know where to check out. There's some good fishing out of Jervis Bay and it will be beautiful at that tim
2 year bonsai tree progression
Unfortunately the best guess i can give you on this rock is that it came from , Cambodia, Thailand or possibly South Korea...Yeah i know they are very different. I got this from a very intense instruc
Out on a limb...Super Bowl prediction
If you're talking the Greek Titans ... the demigods of myth ... then maybe they'd have a chance. If you're asking about the team from somewhere south of the Colts ... WAKE UP ... you're dreaming !!!
September flies from the vise
Why do I, all of a sudden, find myself tying tiny insect flies...?image.jpeg     Nice. Probably from seeing all the good looking little dainty trout flies here. That should work great he
American Ninja Warrior !!!!
I hate that this show used ninja in it's name. The art of nijitsu is to blend in and vanish in a crowd, or any environment...Not compete for glory. If you ever met a real ninja i bet you would never e
Hilton Head Island TIps and Tricks
Late September in South Carolina ... if it's warm to hot, the "no-see-ms" (little biting gnats) and mosquitoes can be killer.  Take bug spray. It is possible for Fall/Winter temps to whip through
Related SMBass Hook Question
I've said this before, but search for South Bend brand Aberdeen hooks in a bronze finish. ( Gold is fine too, but I've only used the bronze in this brand) They're made in various sizes & those I'v
2016 Florida fly tying expo!!
Palm Beach County If you or anyone else south of me (hernando county) wants to go and you drive this far you can hop in with me and ill drive the rest of the way
Stacked Deer Hair Bass Swap..
Hi, Had an other thread going checking to see the interest in this and got enough interest to host it.   Here is the deal: We will leave it
About to start using dubbing...
Thanks for all responses. I received my FTD Tyers Box. Just wanted to say, since FTD has gotten a bad rap before, that I ordered on Sat afternoon and that the package arrived from Montana to South Flo
U.S. wide fishing licence
You are correct in that agn. The SOUTH bank of the Red River is considered the OK border. I do not know why the OK/TX line is not down the center of the river and the whole thing has been disputed for
Who all has tied at fly tying shows / expos???
I've tied at shows/exposes working either my saltwater or fresh water fly fishing club/group's table. Mike's right we have an agenda. The fresh water club mainly to promote the club and attract new me
Cooking Question for Smallmouth Bass
I can't answer to smallmouth bass as I've never eaten or caught them. However I keep a supply of fish in the freezer to eat. smaller than 17" Largemouth, small catfish, bluegill, crappie, Mayan cichli
Is there an equivalent of Mustad 34007 in freshwater hooks?
I tie on many styles & models of hooks now, but at one time my most used freshwater hooks, particularly for trout & SM bass was the old Mustad 9671 & 9672 nymph/streamer hooks. I also used
Rod choice for the catskills
Thanks guys !   Hmmm, thought of bass fishing conjures up thoughts about  taking the canoe.   Incidentally we will be in Prattsville/Windham/Cairo and Schoharie Creek is there and Catsk
Acklins Island? Anyone Been?
If you have been there and have any experiences, please let me know     Thanks Yup. spent two weeks there last December.  What part are you going to, north or south? Have you made r
weedless without mono
A similar fly is the Filkins HPU (hook point up) tied on those EWG hooks.  See home page; the link to the video is on the left hand column.  I tied up several for a demo I
Soft Hackle Flies
Definitely something magical about them.  And there's really no wrong way to fish them.  Over the weekend I was on the South Holston River in TN and caught a few fish on soft hackles when no
Casting in the wind
The backcast is an option but it will not go the same distance. The good thing is that Snook are not that far from the through.   I guess I am lucky to be left handed and to be fishing the Atlant
Fishy Question
Here in the south east, back in the 1940's and 1950's, a lot of streams were stocked with browns and rainbows to create local trout fisheries.  As a result, there are several legendary streams th
I've been fortunate
Well I don't know if "fortunate to live in" and "South Alabama" should ever exist in the same sentence... I lived in the REAL south Alabama (Houston County, outside Dothan) for four years and I can sa
Washington Flies
Hi guys, I never post here in this section, so let me mini introduce myself. I am 14, live in South Florida, and am a die hard salty angler. Got into tying around March, and fly fishing around last su
Upcoming shows?
Anything in South Florida?
Bill from Southwest VA
Hello!   Just here to introduce myself. Im a late 20's fly fisherman from south west VA near Bristol. Grew up in NY fishing the Catskill rivers and came down south for school. Getting back into t
Everyone,       I guess I am the last one holding up this swap.  I apologize as last week was a booger at work and I was never able to make it to the Post Office before i
YouTube Tutorials
Living in South Carolina near the Chattooga and having a friend who looks like Ned Beatty............I am not a fan of the banjo.
locally sourced /Chaeling my Grandfather
I have two Brittanies that are great hunters. I often get many birds. I waste nothing. I eat the meat from the birds, feed the innards to my chickens and grind the carcass for the dogs. I skin and bor
Gheenoe Fishing?
Not sure the US has a huge problem with illegal immigrants running their jetskis all over, but point well taken on any irresponsible users. Flats, Take this turn of your thread as a lesson on what N
Worldcast anglers out of victor Idaho. I fished the south fork of the snake and the Teton with Dan Oas. Simply fantastic. Good place for micro brews as well.
New Central Florida Member
Hello!   My name is Scott and I haven't Fly Fished in nearly 2 weeks!!! Oh...SORRY...DIFFERENT GROUP!!   Some of you may know me, I have been a mainstay member of the Orlando BassPro Fly Sho
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