Posts Tagged ‘Stonefly’

Morrish’s Iron Sally – Juan Ramirez

Morrish’s Iron Sally – Juan Ramirez

Juan Ramirez ties Ken Morrish’s Iron Sally nymph fly pattern. This is a great stonefly nymph for golden stones or yellow sallies.

Lay Down Sally- Yellow Sally- by Outsmarting Fish

Lay Down Sally- Yellow Sally- by Outsmarting Fish

They Lay Down Sally is a Sally dry fly pattern to be fished during peak activity. We have a fertile river in our neck of the woods (in Utah) that produces great Yellow Sally hatches throughout the summer months.

Clyde’s Realistic Stonefly- by Kyle Hanna

Clyde’s Realistic Stonefly- by Kyle Hanna

Realistic flies can be intimidating a first glance. With more detailed step and a few unique material, they are now different that nay other flies. Kyle Hanna breaks down in detail the steps for a great realistic stonefly.

D-Rib Golden Stonefly

D-Rib Golden Stonefly

Carl Pennington Fly Tying Demo at Ghillies Fly Shop in Colorado Springs, CO. The D-Rib Golden Stone is one of the coolest flies I have seen. It is a perfect match to our local stones and is a very durable fly. Try this in any of the stretchs of the S. Platte River. Carl is […]

Golden Stonefly Nymph by Davie McPhail

Golden Stonefly Nymph by Davie McPhail

Davie McPhail shows how to tie his Golden Stonefly Nymph. The detailed instruction shows a fly that is not only a productive, but is very realistic.

Black Widow- by Jason Galloway

Black Widow- by Jason Galloway

Jason Galloway’s ties his “Black Widow”. A great stonefly nymph, the body is built from beads. This allows for a clean looking segmented body, but also allows the weight to be varied by the type of beads used.

Rosetta Stoned Stonefly – by Grant Bench

Rosetta Stoned Stonefly – by Grant Bench

Grant Bench ties his Rosetta Stoned Stonefly nymph. A fast sinking and easily adaptable Stonefly pattern.

Chain Gang Stonefly Nymph by Dean Myers

Chain Gang Stonefly Nymph by Dean Myers

A while back we came across a fly pattern created by Dean Myers, a commercial fly tier from southeastern Pennsylvania, called the Chain Gang Stone. As you can see, Dean has taken an innovative approach to creating

The Shimmer Stone

The Shimmer Stone

The latest medium to large stonefly nymph pattern I came up with. The fly is two toned like a natural, and takes on a woven fly look without the weaving. Colors and sizes can be altered accordingly, as a rule of thumb I tie these in a 12-4 and the golden color in the video […]

Rich’s MBA

Rich’s MBA

A simple in the round tie for the Eastern March Brown but serves dual purpose as a medium sized stonefly. This particular fly is moderately weighted and designed to be fished as an anchor in a “euro-style” nymph rig. I personally like to tie this in 2 sizes and weights as explained in the video. […]

Featured Fly Patterns

Featured Fly Patterns

X-Caddis Material List Hook: Gamakatsu R10 #14 Thread: Griffith’s 14/0 dark brown Shuck: Z-lon dun and amber mix Rib: x-fine gold braid Body: antron mix Wing: Coastal deer hair Tying Instructions This is an easy caddis. Use colors to match your caddis flies. Tie in the shuck about as long as the hook shank. Tie […]

Tying the MK Stone by Aileen Ellis

Tying the MK Stone by Aileen Ellis

At Hatches Magazine, we’re always on the lookout for unique or innovative fly tying techniques, but especially, new talent. We found Aileen Ellis via the Fly Flinger’s Pattern Swap group on Facebook. While it was Aileen’s tying ability that first attracted us to her, we have also learned that she is a very talented artist as well. In the article below, Aillen shares how she ties her MK Stonefly Nymph.

Underwire Support: The Secret to a Shapely Body by Russ Forney

Underwire Support: The Secret to a Shapely Body by Russ Forney

Sorry Victoria, the secret is out: underwire support is the key to a flattering figure. Strategically placed and properly fashioned, short segments of wire are an excellent foundation for the broad, flattened abdomen characteristic of large nymphs. The shapely bulk of underbody wire makes an attractive chassis for subsurface flies, providing just the right visual […]

A Bug’s Life by Will Milne

A Bug’s Life by Will Milne

As the light slowly fades, a lone Mayfly appears on the surface of a large Canadian lake, signaling the beginning of annual event that has taken place for millennia. The emergence of aquatic macroinvertebrates from their immature nymph or larval phase to the airborne adult stage marks the midpoint in a life cycle filled with […]

Flymen Fishing Company Adds Anodized Beads

Flymen Fishing Company Adds Anodized Beads

Flymen Fishing Company adds unique new anodized colors to the Nymph-Head™ and RealFlyColor™ bead ranges * Expanded product ranges represent the market’s leading choice in terms of fly tying bead colors, sizes and quality. * New “Attractor” colors provide fly tiers with exciting possibilities to create new fly patterns. * Hook & Bead Compatibility Guide […]

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