Ryan shows you how to tie up one of our favorite summertime terrestrials, the Chubby Chernobyl! This is a fantastic indicator pattern, and it will often surprise you how many fish eat it. Tan is our favorite color, but a black cricket version is often very effective as well.
The Hippie Stomper is fast becoming our favorite attractor dry fly. It brings strikes from fish that have refused just about everything in the box. They love to eat the Hippie Stomper! Thank you Andrew Grillos for creating this versatile pattern. We fish this in a dry dropper rig as well as solo. The color variation in this video is Royal (modeled on the Royal Wulff). It has been a very effective color, but we have also had success with black, red, lime, and purple versions....
Tying the Morgan’s Midge One of our go to midge patterns. This pattern is little known, but it’s hard to understand why. It is consistent year after year and on a variety of waters. We tie this pattern in sizes 18-24. It also produces extremely well in Baetis Hatch. Morgan’s Midge Fly Tying Materials Hook:Tiemco […]
Tying the CDC Thorax Dun This video shows how to tie the CDC Thorax Dun in the style of Rene Harrop. This is a versatile pattern that can be tied in several sizes and colors to match many mayfly species. The coloration in this video matches that of a Blue Winged Olive or Baetis Mayfly. […]
Tying a Parachute Blue Wing Olive Learn to tie the Parachute Blue Winged Olive, a valuable dry fly for trout streams across the country. Video by Dakota Angler and Outfitter in Rapid City, South Dakota. Parachute Blue Winged Olive Fly Tying Materials Hook: Daiichi 1100 or Tiemco 100 Size 14-22 Thread: 70 Denier Ultra Thread […]