Spring Success for The Professor and His Butt Scudly

I designed the Butt Scudly to swing on Western tailwaters  using a scandi dry line and polyleader.  From the polyleader, I typically run 2-3' of 2x fluoro to a lightly-weighted leech (like my Ish's Smalls which are in the 2014 catalog) and trail the Scudly with 16" of 3x fluoro.  This set up is most effective in medium to slow ...

Need Water!!! …Buzz Worms are Out

Here are some pics from today at the lake. Hit a couple spots, and caught some quality Crappie and Spotted Bass. Nothing like sight fishing in March. Also, got rattled on for the first time this year...not rad. We need some water down here!   --- KP [caption id="attachment_10261" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Looks ...

Get Your New Idylwilde Tee

The 2014 Idylwilde Bug Tees are available.  Buy Now WOMAN'S BUG TEE:  Chicks dig bugs too! And they will love their bugs on these ultra-light 100% cotton jersey tees that feel fantastic next to the skin and drape beautifully.  Sleek, contoured fit with side seams that flatter the silhouette, even preshrunk ...

Convertible Ergonomic Workplace Tying Station & Office

My boss was nice enough to provide us with ergonomically correct desks at work. Plugging away at emails all day is much easier on the back when you have the option of standing or sitting, and I’ve most certainly become a model employee since the addition of my adjustable-height desk. ...

Wild Ride for Fly Fishing Indsutry – Far From Over

[caption id="attachment_10098" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Wild Ride is Just About to Start![/caption] The fall issue of The Drake Magazine was released yesterday.  The issue includes an article titled “The Fly Company That Lost – and Blogged It All” written by Geoff Mueller. Mr. Mueller does his best to bring clarity to a story ...

The Grab! by: Weedless Productions – Starring Marts Zulu

Snake Charmer Dubbed “Polish Flag” Loyal Angler

Email received today from loyal customer: [caption id="attachment_10065" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Bass, Red Fish - KP Charms them all![/caption] Hi,   I'm Mike form Poland. Last year i was in LA fishing for redfish. Te trip was great thanks to your fly - Sneak Charmer SIG1612 ( in white and red )   I called it very polish ...

Idylwilde Suspends Taking Orders for 2014 Delivery

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and ...

Dealers and Anglers Deserve the Truth – Use Your Buyng Dollars to Send Your Message

[caption id="attachment_9667" align="alignleft" width="240"] Where did your 2013 Chubby order go?[/caption] Dear Fly Anglers,   Since our last update, Idylwilde has made some big strides. I’m pleased to announce that we have secured long-term manufacturing in Sri Lanka, we have printed our 2014 catalog, and our sales reps are heading into the field ...

Subtle Clues Indicate Seasonal Rythms – The Hat Day 60

[caption id="attachment_9950" align="aligncenter" width="442"] Jimmy doesn't see a lot of bugs in the lantern.[/caption] Spending more days then not on the river, plugs you into the subtle shifts and rhythms of the seasonal changes.  Of course there are the big clues. Ones that even the casual observer notices like leaves are ...