fly tying

  1. Njtroutbum

    Pattern Mini-Squirrel Popper

    I began tying the Mini-Squirrel Popper as a small version of my Mule Deer diver. Eventually swapping squirrel tail for the bucktail to get the contrasting barring, and clipping the legs shorter. The result, over the past few seasons is what you see here. An easy to tie, durable and very...
  2. ScottP

    SBS Foam Wing Caddis SBS

    Variation on the Puterbaugh version; change color/size to suit your needs. hook - Dai Riki 125 #14 thread - MFC 8/0 sand rib - Krystal Flash pearl abdomen - biot tan underwing - 2mm foam tan over/underwing - Congo Hair cream overwing - deer hair bleached hackle - barred cream mash barb...
  3. ScottP

    SBS Missouri CDC Caddis SBS

    A flatwater pattern of unknown origin (I'm assuming the name relates to the river, not the state); very similar in appearance/design to Sam Wike's Siddac so that may be the source. Change size/colors to suit your needs. hook - Dai Riki 305 #14 thread - Danville 6/0 brown underbody (optional)...
  4. b_illymac

    SBS Yet another Chironomid

    Just putting up something slightly different that has worked well the last couple trips out. Gather supplies. I know the flat braid is spendy but I sure like it. I believe the color is fl pearl. Use whatever hook and size you prefer and match with white bead. Tie in. I'm using brown 6/0 thread...
  5. Megan

    Atlantic Salmon Fly International: June 3-5, 2016

    An International Celebration of the Art and Passion of the Atlantic Salmon Fly Due to the success of our first show in 2014, I would like to announce that we are once again hosting Atlantic Salmon Fly International this June 3, 4, 5 from 9 am to 5 pm in Renton, WA. We made sure that the event...
  6. ScottP

    Pattern Carnage Caddis (gallows variation)

    5 minutes to tie a fly that'll stay on top all day long? I'll take that. In these colors, this will work as a spruce moth, too. hook - Dai Riki 135 #12 thread - UTC 140 tan core - 20lb mono tbody - 1mm foam tan wing - mule deer hair hackle - grizzly Regards, Scott
  7. S

    Article Stillwater Fly Fishing - Fly Design and Presentation

    Stillwater Fly Fishing: Article by Tyler Laurenti Having a Game Plan / Fly Design and Presentation Fly Design and Presentation In the last article, Having a Game Plan, we covered the basics of lake structure. In this article, were going to get some insight into what is necessary to make your...