In this video, Hans ties the EP Ascension Bay Mantis. This was one of their most effective flies for permit last year in Mexico – you should definitely have a few tied up if you’re headed south for permit! EP Ascension Bay Mantis Materials List
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Ryan shows you how to tie a simple but incredibly effective pattern, the Hot Head Pine Squirrel Leech. This is one of our go to patterns on the North Platte River near Casper, Wyoming, as well as throughout the Black Hills when the water is colored. Brown, Black, and Natural are three of the most […]
Dave Gamet ties his Bug Gut Scud, which incorporates a bit of a different technique to form the legs than a traditional scud pattern. This fly is effective anywhere trout eat scuds, especially in tailwaters and spring creeks. Adjust the colors as needed! Buy Materials Here – Bug Gut Scud Materials List Materials List Hook […]
The Clouser Minnow is easily one of the most popular warmwater fly patterns ever tied, and for good reason – it catches fish in just about every situation! This variation on the original replaces the Krystal Flash with a new Hareline material called Ripple Ice Fiber, and it gives the overall fly some more depth […]
In this video Dave Gamet ties his Jawbreaker Midge. This is a fantastic pattern twelve months a year, but it seems especially effective in the winter. We’re not really sure why, but various shades of pink and purple seem to work exceptionally well in the winter months. Tie this pattern up in sizes 16-22. Fish […]
Peacock & Starling Soft Hackle Materials Hans ties a modern twist on a classic pattern. The dyed peacock stick used for the body in this pattern creates a great looking fly, and the starling soft hackle makes a fly that has a lot of movement in the water. The Nature’s Spirit dyed peacock comes in […]
The Starling & Olive is a fantastic soft hackle pattern both fished by itself and swung or fished as a dropper fly below a dry fly or terrestrial. We’ve been playing around with fishing soft hackle patterns lately and have found them to be incredibly effective. This pattern lends itself well to color changes and […]
Shop Groovy Bow River Bugger Materials Ryan ties his version of the Bow River Bugger with some of the new materials from Hareline Dubbin. This is a great streamer pattern wherever trout swim, and it lends itself well to color changes and variations! Materials Hook – Partridge Universal Predator #1 Cone – Spirit River Tungsten […]
Tying the Black Ruby Baetis Nymph Purchase the materials to tie the Black Ruby Baetis A fast sinking Baetis mayfly nymph pattern featuring the new color of Hareline Dubbin Plummeting Tungsten Bead. This pattern fools picky fish and works great in faster pocket water. Tie the Black Ruby Baetis in sizes 16-20. The body color […]
Tying the Dropshot Quill Nymph This new pattern uses the just released Hareline Dubbin Insta Jig Tungsten Heads. Insta Jig Tungsten heads are teardrop shaped tungsten beads that has an offset hole that flips any hook and forces it to ride hook point up, thereby turning it into a jig style nymph. We have have […]
The new Sweet Pea jig pattern originated by Doug Ouellette has quickly become one of our favorite patterns to fish in the Black Hills, and for good reason. This is a fantastic pattern for Euro style nymphing, and the fish really dig it – The slender body and the iridescence of peacock herl makes for a […]
Tying the Hippie Stomper The Hippie Stomper is fast becoming our favorite attractor dry fly. It brings strikes from fish that have refused just about everything in the box. They love to eat the Hippie Stomper! Thank you Andrew Grillos for creating this versatile pattern. We fish this in a dry dropper rig as well […]