Clouser minnow

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    When overdoing it is a good thing

    Clouser minnows

    Tying flies through the outbreak Like a lot of anglers who endeavor to tie their own flies, either out of economic necessity or simple hubris, I tend to overdo it sometimes.  I was scheduled to take a trip at the end of the month to the marshes and beaches of south Alabama (yes … check…

  • Fly tying Fishing TROUT Magazine

    Tying with bucktail

    When I first started tying flies, I would avoid tying with bucktail altogether—it was unwieldy and my flies never seemed to come out the way I liked them. But, when I started fishing bigger water, and when I started chasing fish in saltwater, I had to get my head around tying with bucktail, and now,…