A fishing guide about shotting patterns.
Tying the McFly Foam Egg pattern will get you out and fishing in no time. The pattern is used for salmon, steelhead, and trout.
See how to tie the Blood Dot Egg pattern. vThe pattern is used for salmon, steelhead, and trout. But you can use it for your neighbor's pond fish if you'd like.
The fly pattern called "Allnight Hex" will amaze you. So watch, learn, and fish.
Tie the Nuke Egg Fly pattern. Do it. It's great for salmon and steelhead.
Tying the Lefty's Deceiver - a classic baitfish pattern and "go-to" pattern in saltwater. Capt. Corey P shows us the step-by-step construction of this HIGHLY effective saltwater fly pattern.
Flashback Max from Alaskaflyfish.net demonstrates how to tie the Woolhead Sculpin. There are many sculpin patterns around - muddler minnow, etc. - but this is one of the simpler methods, using sheep's wool. It's not a pretty thing, but they swim well and they'll be popular wit ...more
Check out this instructional fishing video that demonstrates how to fly tie for beginners. In this fly tying tutorial, Dave demonstrates the "Baby Doll". This is the pattern that goes back to the early 1970s that caused a minor revolution in its time. This is a very simple and ...more
In this how-to video you will learn to tie the yellow trout fox streamer. Tight Lines is highlighting this fly because it has become a top producer as a searching pattern for trout. Fish this fly down and across for aggressive fish. This will get you plenty of those fish you a ...more
Watch as Capt. Corey walks us through tying this Rhode Island classic, "The Rhody Flatwing". Pick up tips and hints that will help you learn this pattern and improve your skills. You have every chance to learn something here, so don't waste it.
Flashback Max ties the Baby Fry pattern, and shows you how, so you can catch that big fish you'll be bragging about for years to come.
Sister Carol Anne Corley demonstrates tying her Symphony Leech for fly fishing, a very effective pattern for smallmouth and other fish. Filmed at the 2007 FFF Southern Council Conclave in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
This is an excellent kids tutorial to draw a koi fish easy and simply using a Adobe Photoshop. The artist shows you how to hand draw the body, add the fins and other features of the fish. Then you create guidelines to make a perfect pattern of scales on the fish. Next he start ...more
Learn how to tie a knot, but not just any old knot... a square lashing knot. You'll never have any troubles again tying nautical square lashing knots, thanks to this Marinews knot tie animated tutorial. You can learn by simply watching the knot tying animation at a moderate sp ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
Casting your fishing rod in different patterns is an appealing, but sometimes futile-seeming, way to increase your fish catch. This video features a bass fisherman explaining one patter he uses to catch a lot of bass using a buzzbait. Especially if you fish in the evening, thi ...more
This pattern is a great fly to use for fly fishing when fish are feeding on the bottom. Crawfish are a major part of a trout's diet, and hence this pattern is one to use when you want a "go to" fly to produce results.
This fly pattern is a streamer that is fished right below the surface. It imitates a bait fish (shad) and was tied originally to catch carp, but is a useful pattern for any freshwater or saltwater fish feeding on bait and fry.
This sponge spider pattern was invented by Bobby Gray at Fly and Shot Outfitters and is a great overall terrestrial pattern to use for fly fishing bass, trout, and bluegill. It is also great to use an indicator fly with a dropper below it.
Mike Lawson also "unmatches" the hatch on the Henry's Fork and elsewhere, but he uses a beetle imitation. A beetle is a good searching pattern when no fish are showing.
Looking to do some fishing this weekend? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to tie a simple crappie jig. This is one of the easier patterns to start off with for those with no fly tying experience.
Another tutorial from Flashback Max of Alaskaflyfish.net, this time showing us the Griffith's Gnat. This is a simple pattern, nothing flashy. It's pretty easy to put together, too. It's good for trout, grayling and other fish.
Curious about fishing? Looking for an easy pattern to start off with? Check out this instructional video and learn how to tie a simple calf's tail jig. This fishing jig is particularly successful in the fall season.
Barrett from the Caddis Fly ties a chironomid midge pupa fly, a great stillwater trout pattern for the Oregon lakes fishing.
Watch this video to learn how to tie an Ice Cream Cone chironomid fly. This pattern is great for the Oregon Cascade high lakes trout fishing. Barrett from The Caddis Fly shows you step by step.
The Glo Bug Yarn Egg. Tie it. Then it's hook, line, and sinker. This pattern is a standard for steelhead, salmon, and trout
The Uni Midge fly is a relatively easy to tie pattern which is great for fly fishing trout and all other fish that feed on midges, one of the most important food supplies for trout. The uni-stretch material makes the body build up very quickly using a lot less wraps than tradi ...more
Jim Brady ties the Clodhopper Grasshopper pattern fly for fly fishing on a size 14 hopper hook.
When photographer Gerco De Ruijter set out to reveal "the Dutch culturally defined landscape"—a hard regiment of efficiency, gridded out by urban and rural planners—he came up with a beautiful aerial representation of abstract patterns. The series, entitled Baumschule, was cap ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Nemo and Dory from Disney! Start off by drawing the bodies of both Dory and Nemo. Make sure to get the pattern of Nemo draw out correctly. After this, draw on the eyes and the fins for both of the characters. From here, use a black marker ...more
Clouser's approach to fly design begins and ends onstream, with a lot of time spent in between at the workbench. Careful observation of the behaviors, habitats, and physical features of the foods fish eat is essential to developing a fly that looks and acts like the real thing ...more
Use snow tires in the winter. Special patterns in the tread encourage the tires to grip the road better than regular tires. Snow tires are especially helpful if your car has rear wheel drive to discourage fish tailing. Choose all-season tires for your car. All-season tires ha ...more
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It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Since two of these posts were on polyhedral versions of M.C. Escher's tessellations, I thought we'd take a look at building a simple tes ...more
In this how to video series, learn how to tie the bunny leach fly from professional fly fishing guide Jeff Wilkins. Jeff will teach you and demonstrate for you the bunny leach fly pattern. Part 1 of 5 - How to Tie the bunny leach fly. Tie the bunny leach fly - Part 2 of 5. Cli ...more
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How To : Use a Needle Mounted Row Counter When Crocheting or Knitting on Circular or Double Pointed Needles
I like to use a row counter as it saves me the trouble of counting rows when increasing, decreasing, or working a cable pattern. All I have is a small needle mounted counter that is hard to keep track of when it is not mounted on a knitting needle. When knitting on circular or ...more
Onshore, or on a boat, have you ever wondered what swims below in the dark water? Using standard equipment and a new process, marine scientists can now get a good look at what is swimming by—just by analyzing the water. Taking stock of fish living or passing through a river, ...more
Over 6,500 waterfowl—mostly ducks—have died in Canyon County, Idaho, stricken by avian cholera. The outbreak started in February, and before it's over, it may not only be Idaho's largest outbreak, but one of the largest in the country. Avian cholera is caused by infection wit ...more
Regarding foodborne pathogens, eating fish is not as hazardous as it was a few years ago — but if fins are on the menu, it's good to have a heads-up about what's good and what's bad these days. Fish are typically considered a healthy, recommended food — except when they aren' ...more
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If you've already read the first part exploring what geniuses actually eat as opposed to what the rest of us are told to eat for brain health, you've noticed that there are some big discrepancies. Instead of favoring healthy, wholesome foods high in antioxidants, lots of high- ...more
Hello there, hippies! In this article, I will show you the simple process that I and my friends use to create our own tie-dyed clothing with a minimum of time and trouble. You can tie-dye just about any piece of cloth, from shirts and pants to towels and tablecloths...and each ...more
Not that long ago I wrote an article discussing what it would be like, realistically, if you were to accidentally travel back in time to the Victorian era. At the end of that article, I mentioned that the best thing you could bring with you on a time-traveling adventure is a K ...more
Cases and stickers are always great, but they aren't the only way to customize an iPhone. The software on your device is full of customization options, from a better-looking home screen and cooler lock screen wallpapers to app icon changes and a system-wide dark mode. There's ...more