Zack Thurman’s Swimming Leech

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By Bob Reece The simplicity of most leech patterns can lead to the misconception that the accuracy of their imitation is not important. As with many patterns, their above water appearance is often the sole determining factor for whether they are used or passed over....



Sunday Classic / Protect the Head of Your Nymphs with Thin Skin

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The more durable a fly, the more fish you can catch on it and the longer the life of the fly will be. Making a point to tie and purchase your flies with durability in mind will save you time at the tying bench...



Tiemco Magnetic Adjustable Bobbin

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By Bob Reece The line between necessity and advantageous varies from person to person. When Tiemco produced its Adjustable Magnetic Bobbin, it sparked frequent discussions among tiers regarding these two categories. My curiosity finally got the best of me and I decided to give...



Deadly Ice Off Duo

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By Bob Reece Ice off on lakes in the Rocky Mountain region can be dynamic. It can also be extremely challenging. Tim Drummond’s extensive knowledge of still water scenarios led to his creation of two highly effective still water patterns. These two patterns...



La Maraquita, a Streamer for Golden Dorado

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The Maraquita streamer looks like one thing, casts like another. The name is hilarious, if you speak Spanish. If you don’t, ask someone who does. I’ll give this much of a hint. It’s what they used to call Andy when his favorite fishing shirt was pink....