10 Yellow Sally Fly Patterns That I Love

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By Kent Klewein WHEN I THINK BACK ON ALL THE TIMES I'VE FISHED YELLOW SALLY STONEFLY HATCHES OVER THE YEARS, I HONESTLY CAN'T REMEMBER EVER HAVING A BAD FISHING EXPERIENCE. If I can find them on the water, I usually have no problem getting trout to take...



Sunday Classic / Realistic Flies Are Worthless Without Movement

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Worthless may be a little overboard, but there is some truth behind it. Every year new fly tying products burst onto the scene that are specifically designed for making our fly patterns look extra realistic. I’ll be the first to admit many of them are...



18 Tips For Tying Better Streamers

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Once you start fishing streamers, you never go back. If you are a streamer flinger, you know it the first time you tie one on. You huck and duck and strip and the next thing you know you're spending long whisky fueled nights bent over the...



The CDC Blood Midge

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MIDGE PATTERNS CAN BE REMARKABLY EFFECTIVE FOR TROUT. Depending on how you count them there could be over a thousand species of midge. That's a lot of choices for the discerning trout. There are almost as many choices for the angler and a midge obsession can...



Is That Fly a Nymph? A Look At Insect Life Cycles

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I'm not generally one to engage in exercises of semantics but I believe there is more at stake here than clarity of the word. I know that when I first became aware of midge patterns many years ago, I was reluctant to fish them because...