Tying the Student Dry Fly
The Student is a fly pattern popularized on the Bighorn River. It isn’t much to look at, but like the F-Fly this simple CDC (Cul de Canard) dry fly catches its share of fish. Tie some up for the Baetis Hatch on your trout stream or river, you will be glad you did. This pattern can be altered to match other mayfly species by changing the thread color and hook size.
Student Fly Tying Materials
Tying the Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly
The Blue Winged Olive is a classic dry fly for fishing just about any trout stream in the country. The traditionally hackled style of tying is a great choice for riffled and faster moving water. The upright hackle tip wings of the Blue Winged Olive take some practice, but look great on the finished fly. Tie the Blue Winged Olive in sizes 14-22. Here in the Black...