FrostyFly Hydropsyche Nymph with Jim Misiura

Fly Tying a FrostyFly Hydropsyche Nymph with Jim Misiura

Here is a great recipe for a hydropsyche nymph pattern using our Weighted Hydropsyche Larva Bodies with Hooks. It is an easy-to-follow series of steps, in Jim’s usual style, and it shows how these handy bodies can be used to make some super-effective flies. Very simple recipe and great results. Thanks Jim for sharing! Ingredients: Hook/Body:…

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Daniel Parsons - Fly Guide

Fly Talk: An Angler’s Accent

Fly fishing as a culture tears us from the mundane. I crave the return of my boots to a river bottom like a chain smoker craves that familiar smoke break. Our everyday life is haunted by the tug of a trout and the security of pine painted canyons. Well, haunted doesn’t seem to fit, but…

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Corey's Rusty Spinner

Fly Tying with Corey: Rusty Spinner

Our next fly tying tutorial is for Corey’s Rusty Spinner pattern – an interesting, quick, easy and durable fly that imitates a rusty spinner, tied using Hemingway’s realistic fly tying materials. Ingredients: Hook: Size 12 Maruto Dry Fly D31SSC Hooks Thread: 6/0 Danvilles Waxed Thread – Olive Tail: Brown Saddle Hackle Body: Hemingway’s Synthetic Peacock…

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Opal Spider

Fly Tying with Corey: Opal Spider

From Corey’s QEE series comes our next video fly tying tutorial: Corey’s take on tying the Opal Spider pattern – a simple and flashy soft hackle or spider fly. This wet fly is just as effective as it is easy to tie. Fished on a tight light, swung through the current, or dead drifted, this…

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Semi-Realistic Stonefly Nymph

Fly Tying with Corey: Semi-Realistic Stonefly Nymph

The next great recipe from Corey Cabral, Frosty Fly Pro Staff – his Semi-Realistic Stonefly Nymph. This pattern imitates large dark stonefly nymphs that frequent the waters of a lot of Lake Ontario tributaries. Ingredients: Hook: Size 6 Hemingway’s H118 Dry Fly & Curved Nymph Fly Hooks Thread: 8/0 Uni in black color Weight: Lead…

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Frenchie Nymph

Fly Tying with Corey: Frenchie Nymph

From Corey’s QEE series comes our next tutorial: how to tie the well-known Frenchie Nymph pattern. This is a quick and effective pattern tied and fished by anglers and competitive fly fisherman and women from all over the globe. It can easily be adapted to suit different needs by changing the composition of the bead,…

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We welcome our new Pro Staff!

We are proud to announce new additions to our Promotional Staff crew: Sylvan Rathfon and Ken Held! Welcome aboard guys! Both Idaho residents, they share the passion and love for all things fly fishing. Here are their stories: Sylvan Rathfon “Idaho has always held a place in my heart from day one of my mother’s…

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Bob's Hellgrammite Larva

Bob Anderson’s Awesome Hellgrammite Larva

Some time ago, we got a photo of an awesomely tied hellgrammite larva from Bob Anderson, one of our customers. It turned out to be that Bob is a fly tier with decades of experience and some super tying skills. He used this pattern very successfully with trout as well as bass. For his good-looking hellgrammite…

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Cove's Style Pheasant Tail Nymph

Fly Tying with Corey: Cove’s Style Pheasant Tail Nymph

The next QEE fly tying tutorial: Corey demonstrates how to tie the Cove’s Style Pheasant Tail Nymph pattern. This pattern is based on a recipe from the book Tactical Fly Fishing by Jeremy Lucas, pattern originally created by Arthur Cove. This is a simple, quick-to-tie version of this fly. Very effective on both, still waters…

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Guide's Hare's Ear Nymph

Fly Tying with Corey: Guide’s Hare Ear Nymph

From Corey’s QEE (Quick, Easy & Effective) fly tying tutorial series comes our next video: Guide’s Hare Ear Nymph. This is a variation of a hare’s ear pattern that is super easy and quick to tie. It’s simple, yet effective on the waters. With this pattern you can fill up your fly box fairly quickly. Based…

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