Fly Tying

Crazy Dad

by Todd Moncrief The Crazy Dad is our most popular (read: best-selling) smallmouth fly and one of the most requested patterns for impromptu tying tutorials at the shop, so it’s only natural that it debuts what will hopefully be a regular series of online tutorials. What makes the Crazy Dad such a great fly? It’s

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The Gummy Minnow

By Steven Dally Gummy Minnow Patterns, tied by Blane Chocklett A wise person once said they never knew of anyone winning a political argument by talking about it. And so it goes with the debate over “is it a fly”. It’s pretty hard to change people’s opinions. To some the Clouser Minnow is just a

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