How to Tie a Rubber Legs Stone: Fly Tying Video

How to Tie a Rubber Legs Stone: Fly Tying Video

Not sure what name you have for this fly but regardless fish will eat it.  Simulating a large stonefly this pattern has become widely known for it’s fishability.

The version tied here is heavily weighted to help search deeper holes and faster runs.  It is an awesome pattern in drop shot style nymph rigs with an emerger on lead.  Or switch it around and have this as your lead fly with a smaller nymph/pupae trailing on the point. Continue reading “How to Tie a Rubber Legs Stone: Fly Tying Video”

Stay Dry With Redington Wading Gear

Stay Dry With Redington Wading Gear

This month for Stay Dry month and going along with our Giveaway, we want to highlight the gear we are giving away and point out why we like it and what makes it great. For part one of our giveaway Redington is providing a Sonic-Pro HD Wader and the Prowler wading boots. Make sure you enter our giveaway here for your chance to win!

Redington Prowler Wading Boot
This boot has been a great addition to our line up. We like the wide toe box, comfort, durability, and overall light weight. We also like how Redington incorporated the walnut in the rubber for extra traction (felt soles available as well).  You can also add some extra traction in these with some boot spikes or studs. If you are looking for a guide level wading boot that doesn’t break the bank, definitely check these out! Continue reading “Stay Dry With Redington Wading Gear”

What it takes to be an Umpqua Fly

What it takes to be an Umpqua Fly

Umpqua has been producing the highest quality flies—in fact, the company is only interested in bringing the best to market. So, how do we insure that our quality is actually the highest?

First and foremost—our fly selection is extremely extensive and extremely picky. Many of Umpqua’s flies are created by our Signature Royalty Tyers. We select the best flies that come from extremely talented and innovative tyers. The submissions are put through their paces—on and off the water. Read more about the process in our next article. Once a fly is selected by our Fly Selection Committee, we work closely with the tyer to make sure the design specs are exact. That way, our factories can (practically) perfectly produce their bug. Continue reading “What it takes to be an Umpqua Fly”