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Beginning Fly Tying Part 1

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How to start tying your own flies

Beginning Fly Tying

It’s always a good time to learn to tie flies, but…

With everybody hunkering down, this is a great time to learn how to tie your own flies. Beginning fly tying can seem intimidating, however it is very easy to tie your own flies. To start tying your own flies you only need a fw basic...

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Black Hills Fishing Report – 3/18/2020

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With all of the craziness going on right now, getting out and going fishing is one of the best things we can be doing right now! The fishing around the Black Hills area has been fantastic, and everything is waking up from winter. Fishing has been excellent on most Black Hills streams, and should continue to be great. Get out and socially distance yourself with some Black Hills fly fishing!

Rapid Creek above Pactola is off color, but there are some nice rainbows to be had if you’re willing to fish bigger stuff. Worms, Leeches, and various larger jig patterns are...

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Frenchie Variant

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The Frenchie has been a fantastic fly for us for the past several seasons, and this hot butt variant is no exception. Mix up the thorax and tag color for tons of effective variations. If you’re heading out to your favorite trout stream or river this is one fly that you’re not going to want to be without!

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Reverse Marabou Trout Tube Fly

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This is a fantastic trout spey fly, and you can adapt it to whatever your favorite color preferences are for your local water. If you’re swinging flies for trout, this is a fly you don’t want to leave home without!

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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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