Fish Small Pheasant Tails

Orvis publishes a very helpful hatch chart here. In particular, there is a suggested pattern for each bug’s life stage. I’m struck by how often the old reliable, the Pheasant Tail, comes up as a pattern. I don’t know who invented this pattern centuries ago, but that person deserves a medal. My suggestion is to

My Favorite Caddis Emerger

Another standby. A small Caddis Emerger. #flytying #flyfishing #euronymphing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on Jan 20, 2017 at 5:02pm PST One fly that has been consistently productive for me has been the Caddis Emerger pattern up top. Once I see some caddis popping off, I put it on. During my recent outing to

The Utah Killer Bug

(TetonTenkara) I read online at how one angler’s favorite fly is this one: the Utah Killer Bug. So, I tied up a few and fished with them a few times. I used a video from Tim Cammisa, at the bottom of this post, as my guide. I fished it as a trailer fly, behind