Kelly Galloup has dumped more water out of his wading boots than most, so listen close and you will gather many of his pearls of wisdom. [...]
Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]
Squimpish and the quest for the ultimate fiber By Capt. Andrew Derr David Nelson’s Squimpish Hair is a bright light in my never ending quest for perfect tying materials. If fly fishing is a fanatical sport, then fly tying is [...]
Hollow Fleyes were invented by Bob Popovics and this particular version is great at creating smaller versions of the pattern. [...]
This technique can be daunting at first but with a little experience, you will start to really enjoy using dubbing loops and dubbing brushes. [...]
Tying the Velcro Crab If you are like me, you are a little obsessed with packing multiple different crab patterns in your fly box. In my current list of favorites are the raghead crab, the kung fu crab, the venerable [...]
This fly imitates the the stage of the caddis as it emerges and makes its way to the surface. Many caddisflies meet their maker during this stage, making this pattern extremely effective.
January 17, 2019
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The Candy Corn Crawler really resembles Borski's fur shrimp in a lot of ways but has some different design components as well. [...]
The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]
The fly pattern Jean-Paul Lipton created, Carp Crack, first appeared in “Orvis Beginner Guide to Carp Flies” in 2015. I think it’s an 8 sleeper fly.