Euro Nymphing - Drift One

Euro Nymphing: Drift One

Euro Nymphing Competition teams from Czech Republic, France, Spain and Poland all want their claim to be know on some small characteristic of Euro nymphing technique. To dunk you in, I could give you a grand history of how the glorious Czech nymphing came to be, but I’d offend competitive anglers from a handful of…

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Catgut Caddis Pupa

Fly Tying a Catgut Caddis Pupa

A great fly tying video tutorial coming from Lucian Vasies on how to tie a Catgut Caddis Pupa, a caddis pupa pattern using the Catgut Biothread material – a simple and easy way. As Lucian explained, a caddis pupa abdomen is shaped like an eggplant, so when wrapping the body thread to form an underbody,…

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Ethan - Fly Fishing with a Baby in Tow

Fly Fishing with a Baby in Tow

Finding time to hit the stream and throw some casts (and try out that new pricey rod you just got) is becoming a real challenge in today’s way of living. Finding time to fish when you become a parent of a new, tiny baby for many of us sounds like mission impossible. Or, at the…

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Fly Fiend’s Magic Midge

The Magic Midge Fly Tying Tutorial by The Fly Fiend

Here is another awesome recipe from Fly Fiend – a Magic Midge fly pattern! Really great fly tying tutorial with easy steps. The resulting fly is super-effective pattern that, we are sure, will be fished a lot. Check it out and make some yourself, these are quick to tie. And, make sure you subscribe to…

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Quill Body Mayfly by Fly Fiend

Quill Body Mayfly Fly Tying Tutorial by The Fly Fiend

One of the flies that stirred up so much attention! This Quill Body Mayfly video recipe by The Fly Fiend is a definite winner! Great looking fly, easy to follow steps. Don’t wait up, try this recipe – we are certain that it will be one of your most effective mayfly patterns. We have some…

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Realistic Flies vs. Traditional Flies

Fly Talk: Fishing Realistic Flies vs. Traditional Flies

As a fly fisherman and a fly tier, tying artificial flies that look as close as possible to aquatic insects, was always a challenge to me. However, no matter how much one succeeds in imitating them, the questions many would ask is: “Are realistic flies more effective than traditional?” Most fly fisherman come to a…

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A Fly Fisherman or an Angler

Fly Talk: Graduating to an Angler

I try to be generous with my younger self as I recall my early days fly fishing. Not only because my internal size chart was skewed, typically by half-a-palm, but because I related a great fish directly to a long fight. One of the first questions that accompanied a big fish photo was an ecstatic…

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FrostyFly Silicone Body Pupa with Jim Misiura

Fly Tying a FrostyFly Silicone Body Pupa with Jim Misiura

This time Jim shares with us his FrostyFly Silicone Body Pupa video recipe. Steps are in Jim’s usual easy-to-follow style, the ingredients you can find below, all is left is to give it a try – this is one great caddis pupa fly pattern that will provoke some good strikes. By using our ready-made Silicone Caddis…

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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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