Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

How to Tie the Kintner Boy

Tim Flagler pays homage to the movie “Jaws” with his selection for this week’s featured fly pattern, a bright attractor for late-summer bass and bluegill.  The Kintner Boy, says Flagler, was inspired by the colorful swimwear of the giant great …

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Jason Cajune’s One-of-a-Kind Wooden Drift Boats

As Jason Cajune told Bloomberg, “I built my first boat 18 years ago in my garage in Glacier National Park in Montana. I intended to keep it for myself, but a neighbor begged me to let him buy it. The … more

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How to Tie the Shakey Bealy

Tim Flagler demonstrates the steps for tying the Shakey Bealy, a fall wet fly that had its start in the northern Rockies but which has gained popularity all over the US.  Tim includes instructions on the use of natural-colored Hungarian partridge feather …

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Kickstarter Travel Jacket Entrepreneur Budgets $20,000, Raises $9 Million

Think the travel clothing market is boring?  Think again. Travel jacket designer Hiral Sanghavi budgeted 58 days to raise $20,000 so that he could create a travel jacket with 15 features, including a neck pillow, gloves, drink pocket and phone charger.   … more

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Captain Steve Huff to Speak at Florida Event

The Backcountry Fly Fishing Association Legend Series event presents the “Life and Times of Steve Huff” on September 10, starting at 6:00 PM at Dubsdred Country Club located at 549 West Par St, Orlando FL. Dinner will be served. Steve … more

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How to Tie a Dumb Bunny

This week’s fly tying video features the Dumb Bunny, a pattern tier and videographer Tim Flagler says is “kind of a mash-up between a Zonker, a Clouser Minnow and a Rubber Worm, rigged Texas-style.”  The Dumb Bunny can be tied …

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How to Tie the Chernobyl Ant

This week’s fly tying video features the Chernobyl Ant, a pattern that gained wide popularity after it was used to win the Jackson Hole One Fly tournament in 1995.  Tim Flagler ties this one on a size 8 Dai-Riki #710 …

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Yellowstone Hiker Killed by Grizzly

The National Parks Service says a preliminary investigation shows that a hiker near the Elephant Back Loop Trail, near Lake Village, was killed by a grizzly bear on Friday afternoon.  The short Elephant Back Loop is known for being an area favored by … more

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How to Tie a Fur Ant

Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie a Fur Ant in this week’s featured tying video.  The Fur Ant is a deadly terrestrial pattern, especially when tied in small sizes.  Matt uses a mix of black and brown Australian possum for both the …

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How to Tie a Trico Parachute

Not only are tiny trico patterns hard to tie, they sometimes seem to disappear in the early, reflected light of a calm, hot summer.  This week Matt Grobert solves both problems by showing how to tie a Trico Parachute, which is easier …

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