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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…

  • Fishing Fly tying TROUT Magazine

    Shenk’s Minnow

    As baitfish imitations go, Shenk's Minnow might be the most fun to tie. While other patterns, like Norm Zeigler's Schminnow, might actually be a little easier to craft, no other simple baitfish patterns calls for baby-blanket yarn in order to put it together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BGQ7VHFsFM Above, Tim Flagler ties the Shenk's Minnow with his own variations…