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Fly Tying Video Micro Chubby Chernobyl Dry Fly

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The Micro Chubby Chernobyl is a fantastic attractor dry fly. This downsized version of the popular Chubby Chernobyl is perfect for smaller streams or for fish that have seen too many of the larger version. Choosing the correct hook for tying the Micro Chubby Chernobyl is important to preserve the hook gap. We like the Kumoto Wide Gap Dry Fly or the Firehole 413 (barbless)

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Gypsy King Cranefly

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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.

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Camel Light Cranefly

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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!


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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 Baetis – Blue Winged Olive – Dry Fly Patterns

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Fall Baetis Hatch blue winged olive trout flies

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...

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