I Must Have Washed My Streamers On Hot

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How did all of my streamer patterns get so small? I must have left the box in a shirt pocket and thrown it in the wash on hot. It seems like just the other day that all of my buddies would look at my streamers and...



The Hydropsyche With Peacock Quills

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By Herman deGala Here’s some advanced technique for tying flies with peacock quills. Fly tying has always been the art of linking a series of techniques to achieve an overall design. Innovative techniques are often a result of problem solving. I have always enjoyed the look of...



Beefcake Hopper

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By Bob Reece I look forward all year to the warm summer and fall days that allow me to fish hopper dropper rigs. I fill one fly box each winter to meet this need. One half is filled with my Fusion and Clearwater Crawler...



Saturday Shoutout / Flip On Flies

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You could get your advice on fly selection from worse guys than Flip Pallot. I’ve long thought that there are two types of fly tyers, the Engineer and the Artist. I don’t make a qualitative distinction between the two. I simply recognize that each comes at...



The Double Herl Scud

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By Bob Reece While complexity is sometimes beneficial, simplicity is often appreciated. The double herl scud embraces the concept of ease, while producing consistently effective underwater results. It’s basic list of ingredients allow for size and color adjustments needed to match the naturals in the...