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As new material is added to the site I will make note of it here.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Headphone Stonefly Nymph

Trash Flies Blog: Headphone Stonefly Nymph: I was walking to my car the other afternoon and saw a pair of headphones laying on the payment. Now we all know I use the headphones wire as...

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Potato Chip Bag Fly

Trash Flies Blog: Potato Chip Bag Fly: Hook: #14 Nymph Tail: Mink guard hairs Abdomen: Chip Bag strip Thorax: Peacock Hurl Wing-case: Chip Bad strip Dedicated to my son. I lov...

Monday, October 31, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Expo

Trash Flies Blog: Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Expo: Hope to see you come by and visit. I'll be tying with headphone, chip bags, yarn, and anything else that can be made into a fly. Date: N...

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: It's good to try new things.

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: It's good to try new things.: I am the world worst to get into ruts. Especially with types of flies I make. As a members of a few groups and forums I get to see design fo...

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Crawfish and Chips

Trash Flies Blog: Crawfish and Chips: Recently I have started looking seriously at the packaging of common products. Seems like the material to keep items fresh and attract the c...

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Bar B Que and Stonefly Nymphs

Trash Flies Blog: Bar B Que and Stonefly Nymphs: Okay I was watching TV and thinking about this week's article. Nothing was really jumping out. Noticed a bag of chips I had just finished an...

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: I believe it's fall.

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: I believe it's fall.: I am not one of those folks who believes seasons follow the calendar. It has been a particularly hot summer in my opinion.I have gotten use ...

Friday, September 30, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Trash Fly Tools

Trash Flies Blog: Trash Fly Tools: I am going to focus on some ideas for DIY tools. Tools made from common items and 'trash'. Hair Evener Copper pipe and fittings. Flair...

Monday, September 26, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: After-school Special

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: After-school Special: We after them this evening after work. The river was pretty brown. Fished one of the side creeks with a small streamer. Not bad sized.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: Strange day and a old lesson remembered.

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: Strange day and a old lesson remembered.: Now it's been rainy all around the mountains here for a couple of days. Really hard down pours in spots. I wanted to fish somewhere some how...

Trash Flies Blog: Woolly Bugger with one Material

Trash Flies Blog: Woolly Bugger with one Material: We all know that the Woolly Bugger is a fly pattern to count on. It really catches a lot of fish. Not just trout but a wide array of species...

Monday, September 19, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: Sometimes it just goes your way.

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: Sometimes it just goes your way.: I didn't have a lot of hope for fishing this past Sunday afternoon. Mostly was a plan to take my mom to buy apples. Now I know some streams ...

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Three Phase Molted Midge

Trash Flies Blog: Three Phase Molted Midge: The other day I was walking through one of the shops at school and noticed an electrician working. He was wiring in a piece of equipment,...

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Tightlines: LOS-TU September Chapter Meeting

Tightlines: LOS-TU September Chapter Meeting: Our September meeting will be Tuesday September 13 at the N. Asheville library on N. Merrimon at 7:00 PM. Our speaker will be Kelly Bandlow....

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: USB (Universal Serial Bus) and midges

Trash Flies Blog: USB (Universal Serial Bus) and midges: Now if you've been here before you have seen flies of several well know patterns get the 'Trash Fly' treatment ear bud headphones. Some prim...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: SoHo, rain, BWO, and rain

Teachrtec's Fishing Journal: SoHo, rain, BWO, and rain: I had today off from school. Don't get many of those this time of year. It was misting rain at daylight. I fished a dry and dropper and caug...

Friday, September 2, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Headphone Wire Midge #22

Trash Flies Blog: Headphone Wire Midge #22: Hook: #22 Scud Bead: Small Tunsten Thread: Blk 8/0 Body: Rd Headphone wire I have been tying and writing about using 'headphone' wire in fl...

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Added to the websites list of Trash Flies today

Added to the list of Trash Flies: Little Black Stone-fly from crow and Burlap Mayfly Nymph. Check them out.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

New Face on the Website

Well I haven't updated the look of Trashflies.com in awhile. Last night and today I decided it really need to be re-arranged. I hope you all like the look and it is easier to navagate. I will be working on the group pages in the near future. I am also going to work on getting some step by step tutorials and videos up.

Thank you all for visting the site.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Barney Barnwell Is This Week's Guest Tyer

Trash Flies Blog: Barney Barnwell Is This Week's Guest Tyer: Traci Barnwell, Barney's wife, shared these great example of Trash Flies with me on our Facebook group and was gracious enough to allow m...

Monday, August 15, 2011

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Lowe's Shrimp or Hardware Twine Shrimp

New post:
Trash Flies Blog: Lowe's Shrimp or Hardware Twine Shrimp: "This one may fall into the category of to many trips to the hardware this summer. Most big and small hardware's alike have rolls of polymer..."

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Testing the deer hair substitute for scarce hackle...

Trash Flies Blog: Testing the deer hair substitute for scarce hackle...: " I took those flies tied with deer hair instead of hackle. They Work! Not a new fly to my little wild creeks just a new material on a old st..."

Check out the results at Trash Flies Blog

Friday, June 24, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Faux Hackle Dryfly

Trash Flies Blog: Faux Hackle Dryfly: "Well I am pleased with it appearance wise. I have not fished it yet. Hook: #16 Dryfly Tail: Deer Body: Yellow dubbing Faux Hackle: Dee..."

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

In progress ^2

A deer hair hackle fly collar to replace my simple little Catskill like small streams pattern.

A shrimp made from the twin they have at the contractors exit a Lowes to bind down your materials. ( also might be a good crayfish).

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Fashion vs Fly Tying

Trash Flies Blog: Fashion vs Fly Tying: "What has the world come to? Woman are using all the really good quality dry fly hackle to make their hair 'pretty'. This has from all accoun..."

Friday, June 3, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Dragonfly Dry Prototype

Updated June 3 2011.
Trash Flies Blog: Dragonfly Dry Prototype: "The idea behind this pattern was a need for a good dragonfly pattern to fool largemouth bass. Idea time is in the mid day sun when dragonfl..."

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Update May 8 2011

Rubber Band Worm by guest tyer Tyler Legg on the blog

Headphone Inchworm on the blog

Sorry for the slow updates. My dad is in the hospital in very serious condition. I have been there most of the days for the last 14. Thanks for everyone who has given a kind word or a prayer.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Update April 9 2011

Check out the Drug Store Fly Tyer on Trash Flies Blog. Comment and tell what you think.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Trash Flies Blog: Thin or Fat

Check out the newest blog entry.

Trash Flies Blog: Thin or Fat: "In this day and age everybody wants to be thin. Stay up late and I am sure you will find a host of infomercials trying to sell you somethi..."

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011

Updates March 4 2011

Stonefly made from craft-store yarn dubbing has been added to Trash Flies page.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

February 6 2011

Frank Sawyer's Pheasant Tail tied with recycled wire on the Trash Flies page. Check it out.

Monday, January 10, 2011