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  • Olive Quill Body Euro Nymph
    March 24, 2023

    Olive Quill Body Euro Nymph

    The Polish Quill Nymph This is a popular fly pattern used by fly fishers,  especially those using European nymphing techniques. It is often referred to as a "Polish Quill" because of the use of quills from Polish Peacock feathers as the...

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  • Purple Haze Klinkhammer Dry Fly Emerger
    March 2, 2023

    Purple Haze Klinkhammer Dry Fly Emerger

    When you take and combine the Klinkhammer and Purple Haze fly patterns the result is a versatile and effective fly combining the best of both worlds. The Klinkhammer pattern is known for its buoyancy and visibility with the body sitting...

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  • Adams Hi Vis Comparadun
    December 23, 2022

    Adams Hi Vis Comparadun

    We've paired the best of both worlds with the Adams Hi Vis Comparadun pattern with the classic fish producing Adams, and the ever effective Comparadun.  The one thing at times with a Comparadun though is being able to see them...

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  • Pheasant Tail Nymph Variation
    December 7, 2022

    Pheasant Tail Nymph Variation

    The Pheasant Tail Nymph is one of the most popular and widely fished nymphs in the world.  It can be fished to imitate a Mayfly nymph in varying colors as well as fished as a Caddis, or just a great...

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  • Higas S.O.S. Baetis Nymph
    November 18, 2022

    Higas S.O.S. Baetis Nymph

    This pattern was created in Utah by Orvis -Endorsed Guide Spencer Higa as a general baetis nymph imitation.  The S.O.S has helped anglers all over the country in varying situations.  Its slim profile and slender abdomen paired with a split...

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  • Black Claret Frenchie Nymph Pattern
    November 9, 2022

    Black Claret Frenchie Nymph Pattern

    The Frenchie Nymph was created by the French and used in competitions with great success.  It is a simple Pheasant Tail Nymph Pattern that utilizes few materials, quick to tie, and extremely effective.  This makes it a great Guide Fly...

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  • PMD (Pale Morning Dun) Last Chance Cripple
    March 18, 2022

    PMD (Pale Morning Dun) Last Chance Cripple

    The Last Chance Cripple patterns were designed and tied by Rene Harrop on the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Island Park, Idaho.  Here he designed this style of cripple to get those pesky sipping trout that continued to...

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  • Wired Body PMD Split Case Nymph
    February 21, 2022

    Wired Body PMD Split Case Nymph

    PMDs or Pale Morning Duns are some of the most prolific hatches during the summer months.  This pattern is extremely quick to tie, deadly effective, and sure fire to catch your fly fishing friends.  This pattern is going to be...

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