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Simple Crayfish Fly Pattern

This is my personal version of the ubiquitous crayfish, a great fly pattern for Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass and Brown Trout.

Tie them on a long shank streamer hook with heavy enough eyes to make it sink tail first and hook point upward.   93 more words

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Tying the RLBHGRHE

RLBHGRHE, that’s a mouthful.  It is also July’s fly of the month.  It’s a play on the lazy acronyms fly tiers throw around to describe their flies.   350 more words


Elk Hair Caddis Step by step

Elk Hair Caddis

Hook Mustad R30 # 16-10 http://www.mustad.no/productcatalog/product.php?id=175

Thread Dyneema http://www.virtual-nymph.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=1&Itemid=26

Body Olive dubbing

Hackle Brown Cock

Wing Bleached elk

This classic caddis pattern is from the tying bench of well know American fly tyer Al Troth. 419 more words

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Re-stocking The Fly Boxes

As we get into the full swing of my competitive fly fishing season, it’s almost guaranteed that many flies will be lost, given away or simply misplaced after swapping patterns – So it’s a great time of the year to get the extra patterns tied up along with your current favourites. 123 more words

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Tying the Muddler Minnow

Unquestionably the most famous of all streamers, and the model for many others.

Hook: Mustad R73NP-BR # 10-4

Thread: Dyneema (waxed)

Tail: Mottled turkey

Body: Flat gold tinsel… 900 more words

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Chasing unicorns

I am not much for crowds even in my day to day life I don’t like them at all so when deciding to where to fish this weekend I decide to chase unicorns rather than fight the crowds and chase wild Puget sound summer steelhead. 299 more words