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Ryan and Dave's Holiday gift ideas!

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It seems like almost everyone in the shop is trying to shop for the “un-shoppable” person – the fly fisherman that seemingly has everything. Here’s a couple new items that Dave and I think make killer holiday gifts, and we almost guarantee they won’t already have them! New Zealand Strike Indicator Tool One of my […]

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Parachute Adams Fly Tying Video

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Fly Tying with Hans- Parachute Adams Dry Fly from Dakota Angler & Outfitter on Vimeo. Tying the Parachute Adams Dry Fly Learn to tie the Parachute Adams Dry Fly. This pattern is indispensable- tie it in sizes 12-22 and you can match just about any hatch. The Parachute Adams is primarily used as a mayfly […]

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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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Quill Body Nymph- Fly Tying Video

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Tying the Quill Body Nymph

Quill Body Nymph Fly Tying Video

This Quill Body nymph pattern features the new synthetic quill body from Hareline Dubbin. The addition of Hareline’s synthetic quill creates a durable and realistic looking body for any nymph pattern. Coating the body with UV resin ensures durability- we like the Clear Clear Goo Hydro for applications such as these, however Loon’s Thin UV Fly Finish also will work...

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Upright Callibaetis Spinner- Fly Tying Video

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Tying the Upright Callibaetis Spinner

Upright Callibaetis Spinner Fly Tying Video

A great lake pattern to imitate the callibaetis mayfly. This pattern utilizes the new synthetic quill body from Hareline Dubbin. We typically tie and fish this fly in sizes 14-16. The fly in this video uses a down eye dry fly hook, but a straight eye hook is also a good choice. If you choose to use a straight eye hook,...

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