Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

Video: How to Tie a Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger

A modified version of Cal Bird’s Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger is the subject of this week’s featured tying video.  As Tim Flagler says, “t’s an extremely versatile pattern that can be fished wet or dry, dead drifted or swung.”

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Video: How to Tie a Uni-Knot

Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie a Uni-Knot in this week’s featured video.  “The Uni Knot may be the most versatile fishing knot there is,” says Flagler. In the video he shows not only how to use the knot to tie tippet …

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Video: How to Tie McKenna’s Rumble Bug

Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie McKenna’s Rumble Bug in this week’s featured tying video.  Another pattern that has its roots in competition, this nymph is easy to tie and is just what the doctor ordered when strict imitations aren’t working.

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Key West Marine Water Quality Event

Keys Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to improving marine ecosystem health and quality of life in the Florida Keys, will host a presentation and Q&A session with FIU’s Jim Fourqurean and Bullsugar’s Dave Preston on May 26.  The event will take … more

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Video: How to Tie the SBR Hendrickson Nymph

Tim Flagler calls the pattern featured in this week’s tying video the “SBR Hendrickson Nymph.”  It imitates a ready-to-hatch-out Red Quill.

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Chester Allen: “I Can See Clearly Now”

“FOR MOST of my fish-addled life, a winter trip to Florida was a sanity-saving jump into summer for a week or so,” writes Chester Allen in his new column. “I made the jump to Florida the second week of March this … more

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How to Tie a Hendo Hammer

John Collins shows how to tie his Hendo Hammer in this week’s featured tying video. The pattern is meant to imitate an adult female Hendrickson struggling to escape its nymphal shuck. The front part of the fly floats on the water’s surface, while the trailing shuck …

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Sequel to “A River Runs Through It” Is Official

The second “shot in the casting arm” that fly fishing has been waiting for now seems to be a reality.  Documents uncovered by MidCurrent reporter Scott Bowen reveal that producers are in fact working on the sequel to the most … more

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How to Tie Ed Engle’s Bubble Winged BWO Emerger

Noted small-fly expert Ed Engle is the guest tier for this week’s featured tying video, which features his Bubble Winged BWO Emerger.  Says Engle: “Typically I’ll tie this fly down to size 22. If you’re going to do that, you want the …

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Video: How to Tie a Mini McMouse Face

Cheech Pierce demonstrates how to tie his Mini McMouse Face streamer, which he refers to as “High Protein in a Small Package.”

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