At the Bench: Syl’s Midge

TL;DR: Syl’s Midge is a go-to wet fly when trout are active but picky. One of my favorites. I first read about this pattern in Dave Hughes’ book, Handbook of Hatches: A Basic Guide to the Food Trout Eat and the Most Effective Flies to Match Them. He rapturously writes about how incredibly effective it

At the Bench: a Pheasant Tail Bubble-Back

Experimenting. Small Pheasant Tail with UV Finish bubble-back #loonflyfishing #orvis #flytying #euronymphing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on May 19, 2017 at 5:32am PDT I learn a great deal from all of you. I read every comment. So, when, blog reader Steve described his #1 fly (here), I decided to experiment. Up top is