Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Erie Steelhead in February

My visit to Erie tribs the other day resulted in a remarkable steelhead. This boy pushed 13 pounds!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Brew Day

I've been making a lot of beer lately, here are some photos from a recent session:

Ingredients and supplies ready to go

Mash / lautering setup

Steve watching on a batch ready to be bottled

The turkey fryer boiling setup

The lautering process

Fresh wort filling the brew pot

A recent batch of Belgium Ale fresh from the keg

Me stirring the mash

Syphoning off into the bottling bucket

An original name

Syphoning setup

Monday, February 28, 2011

More Flies!

A few more flies that I've recently tied:

The BlueWing Olive (Tied from the LL Bean Blue Wing Olive material kit -made by Spirit River)

Foam Beatle

Light Foam Beatle

                                       Collection of Blue Wing Olives and Dry Adams

Collection of Dry Flies 

Streamers and Nymphs

Sunday, January 30, 2011

First Flies

Well, here are some of my very first attempts at tying flies:

The Dry Adams

Fur Ant

Black Wooley Bugger

Caddis Larvae

CDC Caddis

Spotted Egg


Emerging Larvae

Goof Off

Whacky Wally

Mystery Fly


Olive Wooley Bugger

Prince Nymph

Salmon Egg

San Juan Worm

Stone Fly

Stretch Tubbing Scud