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Tying the Fluttering Black Stonefly

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Fluttering Little Black Stonefly

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Little Black Stoneflies are one of the first major hatches on many trout streams. When on the water, the adults flutter their wings rapidly. The split CDC wing of this pattern helps mimic the fluttering wings of the adult little black stonefly. Tie this pattern in sizes 14-18. The Fluttering Little Black Stonefly can also be tied in a yellow color scheme to imitate little yellow...

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Biot Paraloop Yellow Sally Stonefly

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Tying Dave Gamet’s Biot Paraloop Yellow Sally

Biot Yellow Sally

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Dave Gamet of Dakota Angler & Outfitter ties his Biot Paraloop Yellow Sally. This yellow sally stonefly pattern combines a CDC wing and a Paraloop style hackle to create a high floating effective fly. Dave ties this pattern in sizes 14-18.

Yellow Sally Stoneflies hatch across the West in mid-summer....

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Little Black Stonefly

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Little Black Stonefly

The dry fly season starts in earnest with the hatches of little black stoneflies. In the Black Hills these bugs start hatching in March and some years the hatches continue into May. This pattern fools the trickier more selective fish, while a black-fly fly will do the trick on the rest.

Materials Link: Hans’ Little Black Stonefly

Happy Tying!

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