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Two Days In the Alley

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  I returned from Idaho to hear that our buddy from Michigan was staying in Ohio for the weekend. Everything I had planned came to a screeching halt. Although, I was only able to get out with him one day with the group. It was a great day, one of those gorgeous days that you never wanted to end. Well, all good things do come to an end and Jim had to go home. Though they are gone, he left us with this video that we will forever remember. If you have some free time, check out his website … [Continue reading]

A Weekend to Remember

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I wanted this to be a review about a wonderful resort in the mountains of West Virginia, but it ended up being a short story about me and my son. I edited this 3 different times to shorten it and not to bore you with my sappy father son weekend, but … [Continue reading]

Ohiofly/SAA 1st Annual Meet and Greet

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Chagrin River Outfitters – Egg and Bugger/Minnow Workshop

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Egg and bugger/minnow patterns workshop at Chagrin River Outfitters on Saturday 3/9 from 11:00 - 2:00. Learn some great springtime guide patterns for steelhead from the CRO guides.   … [Continue reading]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Happy Super Bowl Weekend!  Here is a great dip recipe for the big game!  It is super easy, but I can’t guarantee there will be any left by half time. I am a pretty picky eater, so honestly I can’t say I have ever tasted this dip, but my … [Continue reading]

The Skenk

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Here's our first fly tying video! There are a lot of changes going to be made on our next go around, for example lighting. I wanted to get something up for everyone and I'll probably redo this video over the weekend (now that I know whats needs to … [Continue reading]

Brooklyn – Black Chocolate Stout

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ABV: 10.0% IBU: 40 Served in: 12oz bottle Very dark almost black in color,  nice dark tan sticky head, strong aroma of coffee and chocolate, very strong alcohol taste with a chocolate aftertaste. My first impression is HOLY CRAP!! this … [Continue reading]

Hackle Flash Minnow

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Materials Diachi #4 or #6 2220 streamer hook Gold cone head White Marabu Silver hackle flash Pink trilobial dubbing Pearlescent flashabou Instructions Start by adding cone head and wrapping thread onto hook, then tie in white … [Continue reading]

Fish Tacos

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Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup beer 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 lime, juiced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 teaspoon … [Continue reading]

Egg Sucking Sculpin

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Materials -#6 diachi 2220 hook -Medium dumbbell eyes -Hot pink 5/32 beadhead -Olive thread 210 denier -Olive crystal flash or tinsel -Olive crosscut rabbit strip -Olive marabou -Olive strung saddle hackle Instructions Begin … [Continue reading]