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Killer Quill Mayfly Nymph

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We call this fly the Killer Quill, and for good reason – when fish aren’t eating anything else, they dig skinny mayfly patterns. Super simple & effective pattern, plus it’s a quick tie. If you have picky fish eating little mayfly nymphs, this is a pattern to definitely have in your box. Brown, yellow, olive, and black are all good bets, but various other colors can work just as well. This fly might not look like much, but it’s...

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Krystal Perdigon

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These simple flies are incredibly durable and sink like a rock. Great on a Czech Nymph rig, as well as general purpose nymphing. We like them below a terrestrial pattern in the summer a lot as well!

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Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly Tying Video

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Tying the Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly

Blue Winged Olive Dry Fly Fly Tying Video

The Blue Winged Olive is a classic dry fly for fishing just about any trout stream in the country. The traditionally hackled style of tying is a great choice for riffled and faster moving water. The upright hackle tip wings of the Blue Winged Olive take some practice, but look great on the finished fly. Tie the Blue Winged Olive...

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