Author Archives: billforward

Salmon Fly Wine Charms

Another unique christmas gift that the girlies made this year was salmon fly wine charms. Each of the girlies have a Jar in my Fly Tying Studio where we put their flies, the jar was getting pretty full so I … Continue reading

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Christmas Fly Wreath

Have you ever tried a year where you gave away all homemade gifts for Christmas? It is Freeking Stressful, trying to make sure everything is as good as you want it to be. And this was to be that year, … Continue reading

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Floss Spool Saver

So once again my fly tying bench is attacked by a Pinterest project, I was a little skeptical about this one at first, but they turn out to be pretty useful. Through all my years of fly tying I have … Continue reading

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New addition to my Fly Tying Desk

So I picked up two fly-fishing pattern thermos’s about 16 years ago, and through all the moves and lives changes, one seemed to survive. Very simple conversion to a lamp, now to find a suitable lamp shade.  

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Just hanging out in Daddy’s Fly Tying Studio

 

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Happy Fathers Day in Heaven.

Happy Fathers Day Poppy Forward. Your grand-daughters wanted to make you some flies for the cemetery, so you can go fishing with the Angel’s. Miss you Dad.  

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Altoids Fly Box

I am hooked on Altoids, cinnamon Altoids to be precise, and here in Newfoundland there is only one place to buy them, Freak Lunchbox downtown. Usually when the girlies have their choice of a Daddy-Date, it involves going to the … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday

These girlies have much more busy schedules than i had as a kid. This morning we went up to the girlies school to help clean up outdoors for the 3 hr challenge. We were only able to stay for an … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Masters……… well soon to be.

I can never turn these girlies away when they say they want to tie some flies.

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Fly Tying Time (Unfinished Business)

I was cleaning up the fly tying studio today and I came across something that made me smile, I found an unfinished clock. This clock has been kicking around quite a lot of apartments over the past 20 years. I … Continue reading

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