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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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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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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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… few little projects round the house

So I have left the oil rigs and have gone back to working onboard vessels, and the one biggest thing that I have noticed right away is that it seems I have so much more time. Usually my first week … Continue reading

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Early morning fly tying

Guess the side effect of coming home from night – tour offshore is the 6 am fly tying sessions…..lol.

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Fly-Tying Setup

So I’ve finally sat down and started to set up my fly tying station. Haven’t had a regular place to tie flies in the past few years. I’m always searching Pintrest and Hatches looking at the intricate benches that people … Continue reading

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Me going fishing…… Me going fishing

So I think the girlies are hooked on fishing already. We have been at Nanny and Poppies house and heading to the cabin later in the week. First when i took the fishing rods out of the looser cruser (ummmm…… … Continue reading

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MoMo Daddy

“two”….. silence I was a day late getting off the boat, I was supposed to get off on Thursday, but crew change was postponed until Friday. I was pretty bummed because I was hoping to be home for our first … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Software

So I have been on the search for a better fly tying software. I have used Eli Robillard’s Superfly Fishing Machine for years http://www.erobillard.com/SuperFly/  , and it has been great. The only problem is that as windows is getting more … Continue reading

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Yes Virginia, there are fly’s at Christmas

Last year was the first Christmas I had off in 5 years, and it was absolutely the best feeling in the world to spend Christmas home with my Family. This year unfortunately I had to spend Christmas on the boat … Continue reading

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