Fly Box Frustration and Redemption

Fly Box Frustration and Redemption

What do these 3 fly fishing scenarios have in common?

Scenario 1:

You’ve been on the water for an hour, just blind casting and waiting for something to happen. Praying for the hatch or to see some rises. Suddenly it happens, a couple BWOs start floating off the water and the trout start rising. You reel in, re-rig your leader and pull out your fly box to grab a BWO emerger because you can tell that’s what they’re eating . . . Continue reading “Fly Box Frustration and Redemption”

How To Tie The Beadhead Cased Caddis: Fly Tying Video

How To Tie The Beadhead Cased Caddis: Fly Tying Video

This fly has a quite generic name but fishes lights out! I had never seen it until I received a sample from Umpqua Feather Merchants. From there began the reverse engineering at the vise. It didn’t take long as this is a fairly simple pattern all in all. Theirs has an added wire rib but I forgo that in an effort to make it somewhat quicker to tie. This is a great choice of fly to dreg deep holes with on your next fly fishing adventure!

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How To Tie The Bald Eagle Fly: Fly Tying Video

How To Tie The Bald Eagle Fly: Fly Tying Video

The most patriotic fly out there.. The Bald Eagle fly pattern is a streamer pattern fished anywhere big trout might be lurking. This searching pattern can resemble a number of things in the river from sclupins to leaches. I like to switch up the color scheme to make it even more versatile. One of my favorite combinations would be purple and peach/pink for salmon species. Swing this fly and let the stinger hook do the work.

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