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Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly Tying Video

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Tying the Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly

Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly Fly Tying Video

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...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – May Day Edition!

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May is finally here, and it looks like it’s finally starting to feel like Spring!

Meanwhile, the fish haven’t seemed to mind the wind and the cold, because they’ve still been eating with reckless abandon on whatever bugs are hatching at the moment. The fishing in town has been silly. The Baetis, (or Blue Winged Olives), have been hatching on a daily basis, mostly in the late morning and early afternoon. The browns are everywhere eating them – skinny water, deep water, fast riffles, slow pools, back eddies, you name it. The higher water has given the fish some more...

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Black Hills Fishing Report 5-1-14 - May Day Edition!

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May is finally here, and it looks like it’s finally starting to feel like Spring!

Meanwhile, the fish haven’t seemed to mind the wind and the cold, because they’ve still been eating with reckless abandon on whatever bugs are hatching at the moment. The fishing in town has been silly. The Baetis, (or Blue Winged Olives), have been hatching on a daily basis, mostly in the late morning and early afternoon. The browns are everywhere eating them – skinny water, deep water, fast riffles, slow pools, back eddies, you name it. The higher water has given the...

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Tying Dave’s Hot Bead Soft Backed Baetis Nymph

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Tying Dave’s Hot Bead Soft Backed Baetis Nymph

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Learn to tie Dave Gamet’s Hot Bead Soft Backed Baetis Nymph. This is a proven pattern here on our Black Hills trout streams and on the Bighorn River.

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Soft Backed Baetis Nymph Materials:

Hook: Tiemco 212y Size 15-21

Bead: Hareline Plummeting Tungsten Bead or Tyer’s...

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Tying the Yellow Bellied Baetis Nymph

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Yellow Bellied Baetis Nymph

Small mayfly nymphs make up a large portion of our local trout’s diet. I like fancy and realistic fly patterns, but they aren’t always necessary. The Yellow Bellied Baetis Nymph is a super easy fly to tie. The YBBN is best fished in concert with another nymph. I typically fish it with another tungsten weighted fly in a two fly nymph rig or european nymph rig.

I commonly tie this nymph in sizes 18-22. It...

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