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Fly Tying Videos — Emergers

Fly Tying with Hans - Starling and Olive Soft Hackle

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The Starling & Olive is a fantastic soft hackle pattern both fished by itself and swung or fished as a dropper fly below a dry fly or terrestrial. We’ve been playing around with fishing soft hackle patterns lately and have found them to be incredibly effective. This pattern lends itself well to color changes and variations as well. Tie a few up! Click on the link below to find the materials on our webstore.

Starling & Olive Soft Hackle Materials

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Iridescent Root Beer Midge

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In our latest fly tying video, Ryan Gabert ties the Iridescent Root Beer Midge. This has been a hot fly this winter on Rapid Creek and Spearfish Creek. The Iridescent Root Beer midge has also been productive on recent trips to Montana’s Bighorn River and the North Platte in Wyoming. Ryan likes to tie this […]

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Morgan's Midge Fly Tying Video

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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 […]

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Student CDC Dry Fly Tying Video

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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

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Tungsten Quill Emerging Nymph Fly Tying Video

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tungsten quill emerging nymph

The tungsten quill emerging nymph works well on selective fish. The slim profile sinks quickly, and the segmentation of the quill body adds fish catching realism.

Tying the Tungsten Quill Emerging Nymph

Learn to tie the Quill Body Emerging Nymph. A great fly for finicky trout. Use with traditional, czech, spanish, or french nymphing styles. Alter the colors to match the mayfly species in your stream or river.

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