Category Archives: Fly Tying

How to tie the Hedgehog Fly pattern

I laid my eyes on a Hedgehog fly pattern for the first time about 3 years ago.  At first I was not sure if I was supposed to think it was a small mouse pattern or a very large stonefly … Continue reading

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Tying the Double Bunny

One of my favorite streamers is a Double Bunny.  It is simple and effective.  I have caught bull trout, rainbows, smallmouth bass, and steelhead on this fly.  Once fish get to a certain size they eat other fish.  If you … Continue reading

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Tying the Glo-Bug

If I use an egg pattern, I typically use the Simple Egg. Sometimes the Simple Egg is too heavy and snags on the bottom. I find that on bigger rivers with long runs and some rivers with low flows in … Continue reading

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Tying the Simple Egg

The first steelhead I ever caught was by accident. It was while I was at college and I had been catching smallmouth bass on the lower end of the Touchet River all summer. Feeling a bit worn down from too … Continue reading

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Tying the Flashback Stonefly

Last year I purchased John Barr’s book Barr Flies. I have really enjoyed the book and have found many useful patterns in it besides the famous Copper John. One of my favorite nymphs for an all around pattern has become … Continue reading

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Adding Fly Tying section

I have been fighting a cold for a little over a week now.  Last weekend I stayed home and tied up some flies.  I had been meaning to make some instructional videos and take step by step photos for some time.  … Continue reading

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Tying the Woolly Bugger

The woolly bugger is probably the most important fly to have in your fly box.  If you always have one in your box, you will never be without a fly that can catch fish.  I used woolly buggers quite a … Continue reading

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