Tag Archives: flyfishing

Soft Fly Wallet…No, Hard Case Fly box

As I mentioned a blog or two ago, I was looking at making a new fly wallet to go along with the re-organization and clear up of gear. Alas I succumbed to simplicity, rather than DIY craftsmanship. At our local … Continue reading

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New Attachment for DIY Landing Net & Fish Bag

As noted in my update to the DIY Landing Net and Fish Bag Post the method of connecting the straps to the bag by putting them through the hessian was starting to wear. So I resorted to an idea I … Continue reading

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Simplificate Part 1: Fly fishing gear I used to carry

Well I laughed when I read that! So much fly fishing gear to carry for a short excursion. Then I reflected on what I used to carry. One rod ( great improvement!) set up with reel , flyline, leader & … Continue reading

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Cast holder for 3 fly rig & dead link

Sorry to say that the link to the Frugal Fly Fisher Forum is now dead.  (Posted in Some carefully selected links for DIY fly fishing on January 13) Here is the tip that I posted in that forum. This is a cast … Continue reading

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DIY landing net and fish bag

I greatly admire the tenkara landing nets and the hand-made wooden landing nets I provided links to in my last two blogs. However, laziness won out over admiration some 12 years ago. Here is my DIY landing net.   It’s … Continue reading

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DIY Tenkara Landing nets

These are just simply awesome creations of beauty and functionality.  Here are three links that will help you make your own. Tenkara USA has a section of the forum devoted to tenkara nets. LINK HERE  I loved the gallery.  Particularly useful is … Continue reading

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Some carefully selected links for DIY fly fishing

Here are some carefully selected links to sites which I have found to be useful for DIY fly fishing. I hope that they will be useful to you, too. Repairing fishing rods I recommend Ralph O’Quinn’s articles on repairing fly … Continue reading

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