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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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Mr. Wigglesworth Mop Fly

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Mop flies have been really popular over the past couple seasons, and for good reason – they catch fish in a wide variety of conditions, and they have great action in the water. This is a variant that uses FNF Predator Worm material rather than mop chenille, which makes it more durable and gives the fly a little more life in the water.

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Straggle String Jig

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This simple jig pattern is a great box filler fly, and is an awesome lead nymph pattern. Super durable fly as well. Tie in sizes 10-16.

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 8/27/2018

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Fishing is solid throughout the Black Hills, and now that we’re past the 100 degree days the fishing will continue to be excellent! We’ve been out fishing with folks quite a bit over the past week or two, and have had some great days. There’s a nice mix of dry fly and nymph fishing right now, and we should continue to see the dry fly fishing get better as we move into September.

Rapid Creek above Pactola is fishing well from Silver City to the confluence with Castle Creek. Dry-dropper rigs will work well in most of the water, but...

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Black Hills Fishing Report June 11th 2018

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We’ve had a hot few days around the Black Hills, but we’ve cooled off a bit and the fishing is excellent! The water levels most places are starting to turn a little more normal, and the fish have been more than willing nearly everywhere. No matter what type of fishing you like doing, there’s something around the Black Hills that’s fishing great!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is flowing around 110, which is finally low enough for it to start fishing well. Nymphing is going to be your best bet, with reasonably large flies working best. Tungsten Rainbow Czechs, North Fork Specials,...

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