If you’re fishing cranefly adults, this is one pattern you don’t want to be without – we had fantastic luck this year both dead drifting and skittering this pattern.
Despite the cigarette filter look, this fly works amazing when there’s craneflies around. Trout love these big bugs, and they’ll go out of their way to eat them typically. Works great both dead drifted and skittered!
Getting ready for fall Baetis hatches? Blue Winged Olive hatches are one of our major hatches in the fall, and the fish really take notices of all the little olive bugs on the water. Rapid, Castle, Spearfish, Crow, and Sand Creeks all see significant hatches of BWO’s from mid September through October typically, especially on cool and overcast days. The main portion of the hatch can last anywhere from 2-5 hours, and the...
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.