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.
From the educated Edward Ringwood Hewitt comes the Bivisiable. A pattern that is named for its function, as it is meant to be seen just as well by the fish as it is by the fisher. The darker of the two colors should show better to the fish’s eye while the lighter color creates nice contrast during a drift so it can be seen by you, the fly fisher. Being an attractor pattern this fly can be used to move fish that may be eating a variety of insects off the surface. It is a great trailing fly when fishing a larger dry in a two fly setup.
This is my go-to fly on days where matching the hatch is not as easy as I would like it to be.
The Rainbow Warrior, created by Lance Egan is a fly that doesn’t really imitate any natural aquatic life individually but rather is a great attractor and searching pattern. Continue reading “How To Tie A Rainbow Warrior Fly: Video”