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Foam Body Caddis

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Easy to tie, high floating caddis pattern! Works great in slightly slower water where the fish have longer to check your flies out.

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Fly Tying with Hans – CDC Adult Midge

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Midges are a staple in a trout’s diet, especially throughout the winter and spring. This is a simple tie that catches a lot of trout! Tie a few in different colors and sizes to match your local midge hatch.

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Fly Tying with Hans – Quill Body CDC Adult Midge

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Hans ties a Quill Body CDC Adult Midge in this video. This is one of our favorite midge dry fly patterns, and works especially well in the late winter and early spring months. Vary the colors as needed to suit your local fish!

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Tying the Fluttering Black Stonefly

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Fluttering Little Black Stonefly

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Little Black Stoneflies are one of the first major hatches on many trout streams. When on the water, the adults flutter their wings rapidly. The split CDC wing of this pattern helps mimic the fluttering wings of the adult little black stonefly. Tie this pattern in sizes 14-18. The Fluttering Little Black Stonefly can also be tied in a yellow color scheme to imitate little yellow...

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Tying the Last Chance Cripple Baetis (Blue Winged Olive)

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Last Chance Cripple Baetis

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The Last Chance Cripple series by Rene Harrop is very effective on selective trout. This pattern can be tied to match a variety of mayfly species. We use the Baetis version with great success. Learn to tie this pattern in the video at the top of the page. Materials needed are...

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