Crawfish Patterns and More with Brandon "Sweet Cheeks" Bailes


This week on the Remote. No Pressure. Fly Fishing Podcast Jeff Troutman talks with fly tying guru Brandon Bailes. A really fun interview!

 00:00- Bill and Jeff's Tom Foolery

8:37- House Band's Extremely Offensive Name

9:55- Jeff imitates Bill's Mom and Offends More People

10:25- Interview with Brandon Bailes

10:26- How Brandon met Aaron Reed, Chris Barclay, Brad Boone and Other RNP Dudes.

16:50- Shout out to Bayou City Angler and Project Healing Waters

20:00- Shultz Outfitters' Dirty Dozen (

24:05- How Brandon Got Into Fly Tying and How He Got So Good At It. The Origins of the Panther Branch Name.

27:33- Fly Pattern Talk (Crawfish Pattern)

36:12- Brandon' "Sweet Cheeks" Bailes' Secret Admirer

38:10- Brandon's Go To Fly

42:00 Deer Hair Poppers

46:00 Carp Fishing

48:15 Holden Ausmus' Corn Fly

52:01 End of Interview and Bill and Jeff Close It Out


Episode Links:


Brandon’s Instagram

Chris Barclay (Not Justin)

Aaron Reed’s Website

Jeff Troutman’s Music