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Now thats some Spinnin’!

  10 years ago     2067 Views     Leave your thoughts  

I remember the first time I ever tried to spin deer hair. It was an abomination of epic proportions. Hours of cussing and endless cutting of hair from deer skins. Slowly and steadily, I learned.  I could spin deer hair! But quickly, I learned that spinning deer hair is the easy part. Trimming and stacking is another story. I personally never really used deer hair flies or tied them for that matter but just recently I started and I can only tell you that it is…

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Dr. Slick 4″ Razor Scissors

  10 years ago     1691 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Wow. What can I say. I just received  my Dr. Slick Razor Scissors about 5 days ago and I am super impressed. They are probably the sharpest scissors I've had to date.  Razor Scissors are adjustable-tension scissors made of  j2-surgical steel with a lifetime guarantee. How can you beat that? They are available in 2 sizes, a 4 inch and a 5 inch.  Check out all of Dr. Slick products. They have a lot of fantastic high quality fly tying accessories. Visit the Dr. Slick website

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Farrar Blends

  10 years ago     3627 Views     Leave your thoughts  

I recently started tying with this new synthetic hair, Farrar Blends. At first, I don't think I really liked the look of it. I wasnt into the crimped hair look but as I started tying with it the more it was growing on me.  After my first few flies, I got addicted and started tying these pilchard flies with it.  The only drawback is that is pretty expensive, about $5.95 for a small amount but it's not any more expensive than Ep Fibers.

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The Finger Mullet

  10 years ago     3000 Views     Leave your thoughts  

I was sitting at my vice, trying to learn how to make some two tone deer hair heads and this is what I came up with.  I got through about 4 flies until I got it right. It’s actually not that hard but it is a lot of work.

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Welcome to the Strip Strike Fly Fishing Blog!!

  10 years ago     1412 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Welcome to the new Strip Strike Blog. Here, I will have a lot of information on just about everything including fly fishing news, fly tying and fishing in general. Once in a while, I will post off topic content like photography and humor. Please browse around and feel free to comment on anything you like. Thanks!! Captain Paul

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