This simple jig pattern is a great box filler fly, and is an awesome lead nymph pattern. Super durable fly as well. Tie in sizes 10-16.
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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Here’s a video we shot a few years ago that showcases some of the excellent dry fly fly fishing we have here in the Black Hills. This fall has been no exception so far, and should continue to be great throughout the next month – Enjoy!
We’re excited to publish our latest video, filmed and edited by Jacob DeGroot! Dave, Jacob, and Ryan got out on a local spring creek late last week, and found some excellent dry fly fishing. This video is a great representation of the exceptional fishing that we have here in the Black Hills. Jacob did...
Perdigone nymphs have become very popular over the past several years, as have jig patterns – this is a hybrid of the two. Tie in whatever color combination and size that your local fish dig – a size 14-16 in Olive/Brown works great around our area!
The Slovak Heavy Nymph is a perfect pattern for nymphing fast water, and makes a fantastic point fly on a czech nymph setup. Heavy enough to get down in the fastest, deepest water. Great fly that’s easy to fill the box with!