Learn how to tie a Tungsten Jig Nymph with a Canadian Goose Quill. Nature’s Spirit Canadian Goose Quills are beautiful biots with excellent segmentation. Goose Quills are much more affordable than stripped peacock quills.
Ryan shows you how to tie a simple but incredibly effective pattern, the Hot Head Pine Squirrel Leech. This is one of our go to patterns on the North Platte River near Casper, Wyoming, as well as throughout the Black Hills when the water is colored. Brown, Black, and Natural are three of the most effective colors!
Tungsten Green Weenie Midge with Veevus Body Quills A suped up version of the Green Weenie midge. Dave Gamet began tying a version of the pattern popularized on the Bighorn River. He was out-fishing us frequently and finally shared the pattern. His version has a tungsten bead and flash. I added the Veevus Body quill […]
Tying the Tungsten Yellow Spot Jig Nymph An extremely effective jig nymph. This pattern can be tied in sizes 10-16. This color combination has worked well for us, but the hot spot color can be changed. Especially effective in mid to late summer as yellow mayflies become more active. We tie this pattern with a […]
I first saw flies of this type in the book Fly Fishing and Fly Tying II – a book featuring flies and fishing techniques from the Czech Republic. When Hareline Dubbin recently began stocking body quills from Veevus, I was finally able to tie these flies. The use of different colored threads under the body quills creates...