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The HammerHead

The HammerHead   This creation is the product of a gurgler modification project I undertook awhile back.   I spent the better part of the topwater season one year messing with gurglers, mostly trying to get them to cast better.  Now when it comes to catching fish, the gurgler needs no modification.  However, …

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BedRobbers

  Fishing for bass during the spawn or “bed fishing” as it been called has been a center of controversy around here for some time.  The whole method of yanking a bass off a bed right under the boat doesn’t seem to take a lot of skill (its not as …

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Fixing the Gurgler

  The Gurgler was invented by the late fly tier Jack Gartside and is one of those all-around useful patterns than will catch everything from panfish to tarpon. It’s success is almost certainly of the unique “gurgling” style of action that attracts fish and it has quickly become one of …

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Welcome

Welcome to the first post of the eye of the fly.  I’ve thought long and hard on what I wanted this site to be, and in a way, I still haven’t decided.  So here it goes, whatever it morphs into, it will find its own path.   What you will …

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