How To Tie A Pearl Core Braid Worm: Fly Tying Video

How To Tie A Pearl Core Braid Worm: Fly Tying Video

I was turned onto this concept by a father and son angler team Gary and Sammy Hoag at a Trout Unlimited meeting a few months back. They are traveling the country trying to catch all of the native species found in our great land! The Sparkle Braid Worm no doubt helps them put fish in their nets. As simple as the San Juan Worm to tie it is an awesome addition to your dirty fly box. I like to tie it in the pink color shown as well as some other red variations. This is a great fly to help hook into fish on a tough day.

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How To Tie The Pink Pepto Squirmy Wormy: Fly Tying Video

How To Tie The Pink Pepto Squirmy Wormy: Fly Tying Video

Don’t tell anybody you have this fly on point. Just say your hooking up on midge larva or something. They will never know but they will see you filling your net time and time again. Face it, if you were a fish eating midges or baetis all day and then saw a big fat juicy worm headed your way, you would eat it to. The Squirmy Wormy material used is an amazing fish catching material. The movement it provides in the water is unmatched by other worm imitations. Add a Firehole Outdoors Pink Bead and you have a solid pattern!

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How To Tie The Pig Sticker Variation: Fly Tying Video

How To Tie The Pig Sticker Variation: Fly Tying Video

The pig sticker is a tried and true fly pattern. This fly can be tied in a multitude of different styles and colors. In any river system your going to find worms and fish feeding on worms. Off color water, high water and after it rains is a great time to fish this fly. Works great as point fly or dropper in your nymph rig. Do not be afraid to tie this fly in larger sizes like 2/0.

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My Top 6 Simple Fly Picks For Trout

My Top 6 Simple Fly Picks For Trout

Walking into a fly shop can often be overwhelming at times. There are so many flies, variations, and sizes. The first thought that can come to your mind is how am I supposed to know which fly to choose? When selecting a fly, many factors can play a part. Trout are weary and sometimes they just simply won’t eat. Depending on who you ask, different people will tell you it’s because it’s simply because of temperature, weather, flows or even because they only eat dropper hopper dropper rigs. Let’s throw all that out the window and stick to very simple and effective patterns that produce fish. After all, you have a chance to catch a fish on the wrong poorly tied fly with the right depth and a good drift. Continue reading “My Top 6 Simple Fly Picks For Trout”