A Sexy Walt’s for Spring

Maybe it’s a coincidence, but a Sexy Walt’s variant I tie does really well in the spring. When black stoneflies start to scurry around, I try to throw an imitation nymph. Over time, I’m simplifying my patterns, and so, almost never tie stonefly nymphs with complicated legs and bodies. I read online that a Hare’s

Blue

Good dropper last February. Size 20. Black midge larva with blue Krystal Flash and UV Finish Thin. #euronymphing #orvis #flyfishing #flytying A post shared by BlogFlyFishMA (@blogflyfishma) on Jan 28, 2017 at 1:21am PST I’ve read that blue can be a very powerful color for flies in the winter. Last year, I tied up various

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