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Last (planned) dry tie fly for the year - Sulphur Dun

To complete my collection of suphur flies that are very yellow and “can” tend towards chartreuse, here is my yellow sulphur dun. Key notes that distinguishes from a production fly: 111 more words

Fly-Tying

Enchanted: Introduction to the Cascades

I recently moved to Seattle, so the first thing on my agenda after watching yet another promising Mariners season dwindle into disappointment from a closer vantage point than usual was to start exploring the Cascades high lakes in earnest. 696 more words

Backcountry

Dry Fly Hooks Sizes

Return to an old theme, manufacturer’s hook sizes are really useless.  What you need to know, one you select your hook, is how long is the body. 252 more words

Fly-Tying

Yellow Sally - Tan

I have two more dry flies left to tie for next year – Yellow Sally White and Traditional Sulphur.  This is my Yellow Sally reflecting my observation that many of the early stoneflies have a green head.

Fly-Tying

small (16) - Sulphur Klinkhamers

While I wait for an order of fly line tips for my new rod to come in, I finished up some small (size 16) Sulphur Klinkhamers. 282 more words

Fly-Tying

Bucket Man

Overheard riverside (Bucket means river pool, slab is a big thick fish):

” That bucket was real good to me this morning. I took 3 or 4 slabs from it and then decided to leave it alone. 208 more words

Fly Tying- The Angler's Curse

personally and generally speaking, i think that trying to match a hatch is about as much of a pain in the a** curse as i can stand and that’s why non-specific generalist patterns always get my preference but… 286 more words

Fly Fishing