Entries by Jon Ray

Thoughts for a new Top Water Fly

These flying fish have me inspired to work on a new fly pattern and  retrieve, defiantly two handed retiree  to  the match speed needed, and just need to figure out how to cast a fly that has wings.  No mater this is a cool little video.

New Swing Fly Sticker

Have a new sticker, from our popular Swing Fly logo from last fall had a few requests for a sticker.  Now you can add the Mangled Fly Swing logo to your favorite cooler, truck window, or coffee mug.  Same great quality as the rest of our stickers.  Check it out and get yours today. Sticker […]

Huron Drifter Boats

Huron Drifter Excited to announce that 2018 I’ll have a new drift boat in the arsenal, working with Jason and Tracy I’ll be rowing a Huron Drifter this year.  I want to share a few pictures during the process as its being built.  But if your looking for a new drift boat make sure to […]

Figure Eight Super Light Video

With it being streamer tying season we have a new video on our Vimeo page to share.  Russ Maddin shares another streamer that is a must tie.  Using Egg Yarn for the head gives this Maddin creation great action.  Add a few of his techniques to your box and have a great trout season.  Make […]

Social Media Takeover

Mangled Fly will be taking over the Social Media Feed for Scientific Anglers Instagram feed make sure to check it out and give us a few likes.  Thank you for the opportunity SA!  I’ll embed a few of the images during the week here so make sure to check back and follow as well if […]

Eli Berant PodCast

  Good friend and fellow muskie chaser Eli Berant spent some time with SVS Fishing if your interested and learning more about Eli and why he started streamer fishing check out this podcast.  I personally buy a few dozen flies from Eli each year, make sure to check out Eli’s site as well if you […]

Camo Hat still working

A couple impressive fish from a few Mangled Fly customers.  First is Bob H. who was fishing with world famous Muskie Guide Blane Chocklett and scores a dandy muskie on the fly.  Nice work Bob!  Bob wearing one of the old school Digital Camo Hats with the old hook logo.  Great to see the hat […]

The Grind

Really enjoyed this short video because of the honest truth of it all.  I get the opportunity to guide and fish for muskie a few weeks a year.  This video really does capture most of the days, it’s a Grind.  But the belief that you need to have as angler that the next cast could […]

Winter Steelhead – Pic of the Day

Kevin Feenstra shares one of his amazing images from a chilly day on the Muskegon River.   Catching Ice covered steel with @drewrosema #steelhead #flyfishing #ontheswing @hedronflashabou @scottflyrods @scientificanglers A post shared by Kevin Feenstra (@kevinfeenstra) on Dec 13, 2017 at 6:44pm PST

Big and Hungry

I’ll be hosting a trip to fish for Dorado in late January 2019 and this video gives you a little taste of what these fish can do.  Here is some additional information about the trip on in the Destination Travel section of the Hawkins Outfitters website. You can also contact me directly via the contact […]