Archive for the ‘Fly Patterns’ Category
Highly Duplicated and Often Hated… the Squirmy Wormy
These small and delicate nymphs were invented by Spanish fisherman competitors and are used for aprox 6 years
A Variation of a variation best describes this one. A black wing steelhead fly with a bit of natural flash on a heavy iron salmon hook.
A large profile streamer that had endless variations of color and size.
From a single hook to a Triple-Articulated beast….Kris Keller’s 3 Pack Shaker. This thing is a best, loads of movement, loads of kick–killer streamer!! ~Recipe~ Rear Hook – TMC 5263 #2 Tail – Marabou Body – Polar Chenille Flymen Articulated Shank Complex Twist Body Front Hook Hook – Gamakatsu sp11-3l3h 2/0 Arctic Fox Complex Twist […]
Learn from veteran Alaskan guide Trevor Covich how to tie his fun and extremely effective squid fly. Trevor goes into detail on the composite loop, a technique that will revolutionize your fly tying. This squid pattern has been crafted on some of the best king salmon water on the planet, where hookups are numerous and […]
How to to tie an Intruder steelhead fly on a waddington shank. This variation of an intruder takes advantage of using both synthetic and natural materials, which allows for the water shedding properties of synthetic and the exceptional movement from the natural materials. Waddington Shank Partridge intruder hook Ice Dub Schlappen Lady Amhurst Tail fibers […]
The Undertaker’s origins are as an Atlantic Salmon fly, but it has been adopted as a proven summer steelhead fly. This version is a bit closer to the Undercoach (Marty Howard’s mash up of the the Undertaker and Steelhead Coachman).
“My Precious Nymph” is tied to imitate baetis nymphs, clinger nymphs, swimming and crawler nymphs, basically almost all delicate medium-small nymphs
An interesting take on a deep fishing nymph, where the legs are formed from wire.
Juan Ramirez ties Ken Morrish’s Iron Sally nymph fly pattern. This is a great stonefly nymph for golden stones or yellow sallies.
Brian Wise continues his series of Andreas Andersson flies.
A flowing nymph pattern that wants to be a soft hackle. The Shakey Bealy could be a great Sulphur or October caddis pattern that might be that extra little bit that make a killer fly. Swung on a tight line or dead drifted, give the Shakey Bealy a try.
“Nothing complicated but very efficient for fishing grayling and trout using “peche a vue ” – the french technique of fishing with micro nymphs. Tying this micro nymph is not complicated and is not time consuming. Every fisherman or beginner tier can make this fly in aprox 5min.” – Lucian Vacies Materials: Hook: Maruto D82 […]
This has become my go to fly for Lake Erie Steelhead. The waddington shank adds enough weight to get the fly down and it is “even weight” the keeps the fly nice and level.