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  • October CDC Biot Body Caddis
    September 14, 2021

    October CDC Biot Body Caddis

    The October Caddis is one of the biggest hatches of the year, rivaling the spring Salmon fly hatch in many cases.  These are big orange beautiful bugs that offer anglers a great opportunity to catch a trophy sized trout, often said...

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  • Midnight Sculpin Streamer
    September 8, 2021

    Rust Midnight Sculpin Streamer Pattern

    This is a pattern we've worked on with Moonlit Fly Fishing.  There are many Sculpin patterns out there using pine squirrel or rabbit zonkers to tie the tail and body.  This works awesome, but it doesn't allow you to get...

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  • Olive Jig Twist Bugger Wooly Bugger Variant
    September 1, 2021

    Olive Jig Twist Bugger Wooly Bugger Variant

    The Wooly Bugger is one of the most popular flies to fish, simply put because it catches fish.  This pattern is a play on a traditional Wooly Bugger pattern tied on a jig hook that allows it to ride inverted,...

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  • Deer Hair CDC Upright Wing BWO Dry Fly
    August 25, 2021

    Deer Hair CDC Upright Wing BWO Dry Fly

    This pattern has a great silhouette of a natural Mayfly and is perfect for your favorite BWO dry fly.  This pattern sits low in the water column like a natural insect does, paired with the silhouette you get a deadly...

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  • Adams Comparadun Dry Fly Pattern
    August 19, 2021

    Adams Comparadun Dry Fly Pattern

    With this pattern we are combining the effectiveness of the Adams pattern imitating a wide variety of Mayflies, with the most effective silhouette of a natural Mayfly.  The only problem with traditional Comparaduns is that they can be extremely difficult to...

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  • Raijin Bead Head Soft Hackle Nymph
    August 8, 2021

    Raijin Bead Head Soft Hackle Nymph

    The Copper John Nymph pattern was developed by world renowned fly tier John Barr in the 1990's.  It is a popular pattern to imitate both Mayflies, and Stoneflies.  It can be tied in a variety of sizes to match these...

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  • Pheasant Tail Bead Head Soft Hackle Nymph
    August 3, 2021

    Pheasant Tail Bead Head Soft Hackle Nymph

    The Pheasant Tail Nymph created and designed by Frank Sawyer is quite possibly one of the most effective and widely used flies.  It is highly effective because it imitates a wide range of insects.  One in particular is Mayfly nymphs,...

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  • Purple Haze Dry Fly
    June 17, 2021

    Purple Haze Dry Fly

    The Purple Haze fly pattern is one of the most popular and used flies fished in the west.  It is a must have pattern to have in your fly box, and is an exceptional general Mayfly attractor pattern.  This fly...

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  • Blue Winged Olive Fly (BWO)
    May 19, 2021

    Blue Winged Olive Fly (BWO)

    One of the first things to know in speaking about Blue Winged Olives is that there is nothing simple other than the name.  There are up to 25 subspecies of the Genus Baetis that is a member of the Mayfly...

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