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Nymphing No-Nos

<i>Mark Bachmann photo</i><p>SOMETIMES KNOWING what not to do can be more important than knowing what you should do. Over the years I’ve made my share of …

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Fly Line Options

I was fishing Montana’s Missouri River this last week with Luca Troiani of Sweetgrass Rods. He of course had a full quiver of Sweetgrass Bamboo Rods. …

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May is often a traveling month for many local anglers. After surviving yet another long winter, nothing feels better than soaking in some vitamin D, …

Tips for Getting More accuracy – Part 1

I did a short “head count” of the various airguns that I have, either hanging on the wall or on a shelf, here in the shop. The number hit over 80 …

How to Tie the October Caddis Soft Hackle

The October caddis is one of the last great hatches of fall across much of the country. And after tossing size 22 Blue-Winged Olives, Pheasant Tail …

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How to Tie Matt’s October Caddis

Matt Grobert, fly tier extraordinaire and host of Caddis Chronicles, has this to say about his October Caddis:<p><i>The October caddis is the “Isonychia of</i> …

Holiday Spirit: Fly Patterns With Easter Grass

Back in January, I posted a news story about Sister Carol Anne Corely, who is a long-time fly tier and trout fisherman. She also teaches the kids at …

2014 Fly Swap: Adduci's Rock Hopper

Click HERE to visit the swap summary page. <b><br>Tier:</b> Austin Adduci<p><b>State:</b> Illinois<p><b>About:</b> "This is best fished in the great lakes region hopped, bounced or …

Two Bit Hooker

<b>Two Bit Hooker Fly Tying Instructions</b><p>The <i>Two Bit Hooker</i> is a tiny fly that packs a lot of punch. Charlie Craven developed this little Mayfly to be …

Extraterrestrials: 12 Best Terrestrial Flies for Trout Fishing

If you’ve prowled any fly shops recently, you’ve noticed a growing number of bins holding terrestrial patterns. It’s like they are reproducing and …

Rogue River Steelhead Fly Patterns These flies will catch steelhead now Carpetbaggers, Herniators, Prince Nymphs ect. http://t.co/cLeu8NdqTe

Carp Week Daily Dozen Fly Giveaway - Day 5

This giveaway has ended.<p>Our Carp Week Daily Dozen Fly Giveaway segment continues with Day 4. We had over 120 entries into Day 4! <br>Today's Carp Week …

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2014 Fly Swap: Garza's Sculpin

Click HERE to visit the swap summary page. <b><br>Tier:</b> Mario Garza<p><b>State:</b> MEEEEEchigan<p><b>About:</b> "My fly tying started with patterns for the local waters I fish. …

Tying a Ace of Spades Matuka Wing by Davie McPhail

Fly Tying and Fly Fishing : Hackle Primer - Why Buy Expensive Hackle?

Whiting Hackle<p>By cheech<p>at : 9:58 AM<p>1 Comments<p>Print This Post<p>Good hackle = good flies<p>Royal Wulffs tied with Whiting hackle<p>Whiting Euro Saddle<p>I can …

Sunday Classic / The Only Two Caddis Pupa Patterns I Need to Carry

LaFontaine’s Emergent Sparkle Pupa strikes again. Photo By: Louis Cahill<p>Caddisflies, who doesn’t love them?<p>I can assure you trout sure do. Tying a …

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How to Tie Senyo's Wiggle Stone

Fly fishers are often trying to imitate lifelike action to attract trout, and one way to achieve this is with a jointed nymph. The Wiggle Stone is …

2014 Fly Swap: Reynolds' Upside Down Swimming Nymph and Carp Soft-Hackle

Click HERE to visit the swap summary page.<p><b>Tier:</b> <b></b>Barry Reynolds<p><b>Notes</b>: Barry Reynolds really needs no introduction, but just in case you live under a …

Best Budget Flies: Pat's Rubber Legs

'Tis the heart of fly-tying season, and as such, I want to start highlighting a few patterns that work really well in a variety of situations and are …

April Vokey Swim Tank Fly Tests | Steelhead Fly Tying Class

Steelhead Nymphing vs Swinging Flys.mp4

Selecting Steelhead Flies

Steelhead Nymph

Haven't tied trout flies for years! Starting simple with a few red tags #flytying #flyfishing #norvise http://t.co/NI2qVNv2GP

Too hot for for fishing today. Spinning up a few Gurglers in the AC instead #flytying #flyfishing http://t.co/C2V7g5icuH