Biot Bling Midge – Fly Pattern of the Week

I found this pattern while tying some midge patterns in preparation for fishing small stuff this winter. Thanks to Hopper Juan for putting this video together. Biot Bling Midge from Juan Ramirez-Hopper Juan on...
Share The Gift This Christmas

Share The Gift This Christmas

Every year it seems that Christmas sneaks up on us more and more. It also seems to be much more commercialized every year. Thanksgiving is almost an afterthought to the huge sales that are taking place over the weekend and now even on Thanksgiving day. We seem to...
Taking The Leap – Starting a Business

Taking The Leap – Starting a Business

The biggest decision that one needs to make in starting a business is to make the commitment to go. We all have ideas, we can find the funding, we can connect with the right people, but it is hardest to just hit the ‘GO’ button. When I started Altra with...

When The Fish Aren't Biting

As fly fishermen we can all recollect to those days when the fish just were not biting. It seemed that everything we were doing just would not work. It then causes us to question our abilities and everything that we know about fly fishing. It’s those days that...
Jujubee Midge – Fly Pattern of the Week

Jujubee Midge – Fly Pattern of the Week

This week I am sharing one of Charlie Craven’s great winter fly fishing patterns as the weather starts to turn. I have been tying and using this pattern for the past week or so and will use it a lot this winter. Enjoy Charlie showing us how to tie his very own...