8 Elements of Fly Design to Follow for Imitating Trout Food Sources

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When tying fly patterns, it's very important that you try your best to incorporate several different elements of fly design to increase their effectiveness. No one knows with complete certainty what order or priority trout rank each element of a food source or fly pattern,...



Hopper Time: 6 Favorite Patterns

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By Louis Cahill What time is it boys and girls? Time to fish hoppers! I don’t know if there is any kind of trout fishing more rewarding than fishing hoppers. Big bugs and big splashy takes under sunny summer skies. It doesn’t get much better than that....



DIY Fly Line Loop with Step-by-Step Instructions

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Most fly lines these days already come with welded loops at the ends for the easy attachment of backing and leaders. If you fish as much as I do though, eventually they get worn out and need to be replaced. Most anglers just use a...



Flynn’s Stonefly Nymph: Video

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I HAVE SAID ON MANY OCCASIONS THAT, I DON'T CARE TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE TROUT DON'T EAT STONEFLIES. My good friend Dan Flynn shares my obsession with the noblest of insects. Dan is a great tyer with an impressive repertoire of classic patterns. I...



Pheasant Tail Nymph Attractor

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A WHILE BACK I POSTED ABOUT A ATTRACTOR MIDGE PATTERN THAT ALWAYS WORKS WELL FOR ME DURING THE COLDER MONTHS. I received some really good feedback from the post from G&G followers. One follower even tied some up and landed multiple twenty inch fish with the...