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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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Hatch Nippers – Why You Need a Great Nipper!

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If there’s one thing you use a lot when you’re out fly fishing, it’s your nippers! There’s nothing more frustrating than when you go to trim the tag off your fly or tippet knot and you have to find the ‘sweet spot’ that’s left on the blades of your nippers. In an average day of […]

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