Ever catch a walleye on a dry fly?

I have… not recently and we were a little intoxicated, but I have… 20 Million of old goggle-eye are ready for one of the greatest hatches in the mid-west.

Lake Erie Walleye

With lots of big heathy fish feeding on bugs I like our odds. Mayflies are starting to hatch in the Western Basin and we will be fly fishing for old Walter this week so stay tuned…

For those of you on the West Coast, get ready for some great fly fishing for ling cod this winter. Here is my favorite fly pattern, the ling cod clouser which uses a large circle hook and saltwater yak hair.

Capt Nate's Lingcod Fly

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Captain Nate’s Lingcod Clouser Minnow
Hook: Saltwater circle hook 4/0
Thread: Kevlar fly tying thread
Eyes: Extra Large Lead dumbbell
Tail: Saltwater Yak Hair
Flash: Flashabou