Posts tagged "fly tying"
Why I Am

Why I Am

We all have our own unique stories of how and why we started fly fishing. Maybe a close friend or family member introduced the sport to you, maybe you wanted something new and decided to learn on your own, or maybe you were just born a fisherman. I believe every angler has had their own...
Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

The canyon is really starting to really heat up. Hatches of midges, caddis, and salmonflies along with the appearance of hoppers has got the fish all fired up and is making for some excellent fishing. The flows have hovered around 70 cfs. for a few weeks now and have been pushing some San Juan Worms...
Camden's Baetis Nymph Review

Camden’s Baetis Nymph Review

The Baetis genus of mayflies are the most widespread of all the mayfly species and can be found on almost any trout stream in nearly any part of the world. There are endless variations of fly patterns that have been designed to replicate these small mayflies, but many of them are not very effective or...
Tyler Boxleitner's Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

Tyler Boxleitner’s Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

When people hear the phrase “Winter Fly Fishing”, they might think the rivers freeze over making fishing impossible. Though this is only half correct. Free-stones, some canyons, and lakes all freeze over in the winter. Tailwaters however, do not. Because the water is coming out of a lake or reservoir, where it is warmer than...
A Meaty Adventure

A Meaty Adventure

With the upcoming trip to Montana in mind, I have spent hours at the vise these past few weeks tying from sun up to sun down. While nymphs and dries have made up the majority of my tying efforts, I have become obsessed with large meaty streamers and mice patterns. I have made a few...

Higa’s S.O.S (Save Our Skins)

I can not think of a better pattern to imitate a Baetis. This pattern combines the characteristics of a Zebra Midge with Baetis nymphs to create an all around outstanding bug. If you don’t have any of these in your box yet, you need to literally sprint to the vise and whip up about a...

Strike It Rich Midge

The Strike It Rich Midge is a great fly pattern for almost any time spent on the water. Its produced even when most other patterns are not. I usually trail this as a dropper behind an egg or other attractor pattern. The pattern also works well in olive,pink,clear, red, and tan. I highly suggest adding...