Small Soft Hackles: Update

Not the prettiest, but a size 18 CDC soft hackle often works #rainyday #flytying #flyfishing #euronymphing #isit5oclockyet A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on Apr 25, 2017 at 2:06pm PDT I wrote last summer how a small CDC soft hackle was my #1 fly. So, I’m reloading the fly box in anticipation of BWO hatches

Stoneflies on Jig Hooks

Pat’s Legs on jig hook. Via @tightlineproductions. #flytying #barbless #euronymphing #flyfishing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on Apr 16, 2017 at 9:08am PDT I’m a big fan of stonefly patterns. If the fish don’t sense you’re near, I find that a sizeable morsel like a Pat’s Legs is something trout almost cannot refuse. I

My New #1 Fly

I this morning was going through my fishing log and noticed one reliable fly kept coming up: the Sexy Walt’s. I’ve blogged about this fly quite a few times. I think that’s because it simply works. The fly dupes stockies and the wily and wild Farmington browns. It has even surpassed in effectiveness my prior

Midge Pupa

Tying more of these. Best dropper fly last spring. Size 20. Thread, wire, peacock herl. Hook with 3x gape. #euronymphing #orvis #flyfishing #barbless #flytying A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on Jan 13, 2017 at 5:43am PST With fishing not in cards for a while due to schedules, it has been fun to engage in