Posts Tagged ‘Terrestrial’

Chubby Chernobyl by Juan Ramirez

Chubby Chernobyl by Juan Ramirez

The Chubby Chernobyl is quickly becoming one of the more popular flies out there. You will probably hear more about this pattern out West this year. A simple fly to tie, this is my version and style to tie it.

McMurray Ant- by Charlie Dickson

McMurray Ant- by Charlie Dickson

Charlie Dickson brings back the McMurray Ant, a great terrestrial pattern that most people don’t tie… but should!

Talking Turkey to a Trout by Russ Forney

Talking Turkey to a Trout by Russ Forney

“Talking turkey” is an old idiom referring to a candid discussion. In present use the phrase denotes a matter of business, a factual and straightforward approach to problem solving. This contemporary definition works just fine, unless you are a fly fisherman.

Book Review: Trout Stream Insects by Dick Pobst

Book Review: Trout Stream Insects by Dick Pobst

GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), November 1997 Binding Type: Hardcover Retail Price: $16.95 at the Hatches Store ISBN: 1-55821-067-9 “The trout’s biggest advantage is selectivity, and we can counteract it only by knowing the insects that make up his diet.  This is the reason for the study of stream entomology by the angler, […]

Hatches 2010: Chubby Muffin Cicada

Hatches 2010: Chubby Muffin Cicada

Cicada. The word grabs the attention of any fly angler within earshot. Fly shops buzz with anticipation weeks before the first bug even emerges. The word rolls off the tongue and has a pleasant sound, doesn’t it? “Sih-KAYYY-daaa.” The word generally means it’s time to wet-wade and fish large terrestrials to large trout. But this […]

Steroid Ant

Steroid Ant

A foam terrestrial pattern that should answer any questions on the construction of a larger foam ant pattern. Killer summer searching pattern that doubles as a great dry for a dry dropper rig For more information on Richard Strolis’ Catching Shadows Guide Service visit: catching-shadows.com

Ants: When little things mean a lot by Russ Forney

Ants: When little things mean a lot by Russ Forney

Terrestrial insects are among the most prolific “hatches” on most trout streams and ants are particularly plentiful throughout the summer. While mayflies, stones, and caddis come and go in their seasons, ants are available for months at a time and fish feed regularly on these little morsels. Ant patterns are easy to tie and fish […]

An Interview with the Klinkhamer Himself by VERN-O

An Interview with the Klinkhamer Himself by VERN-O

Hans van Klinken lives in Harskamp, a little village in the center of Holland with his wonderful wife of almost 25 years Ina.  Who has gained her own fame in Canada for spectacular catches of Inconnu (See: http://www.ffinternet.com/html/canada_yukon3.htm) She started fly fishing in 1991. Hans is 53 years old and has worked for 27 years […]

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