At the Bench: My Lucky Perdigón

Last autumn, I landed my personal best trout. It was a 22″ buck brown. I couldn’t believe my luck. View this post on Instagram Orange did well last autumn. So, tying some more #Perdigones with orange hot spots. #flyfishing #flytying #orvis A post shared by BlogFlyFish.com (@blogflyfish) on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:22pm PDT The

Pheasant Tail Variants

I’m continuing to tie flies with different colors. As I wrote yesterday, I’m doing this for experimentation, but, also, to have something different to throw to pressured fish. “Variants” have been very effective (prior post here). I think the ol’ Pheasant Tail is a great fly pattern. I like making them on barbless and curved

Flashback Blue-Winged Olive Emerger

When summer kicks in, my best dropper flies tend to be small emergers. So, I am experimenting with some new colors, as I prep for our Pittsburg, NH, trip. View this post on Instagram For low and slow water on languid summer days. Size 18 Flashback BWO emerger. Post at the blog. HT @flyfishfood #flytying