Sunday Classic / The UV Chocolate

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HAVING AN EFFECTIVE SELECTION OF MIDGE PATTERNS CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GREAT DAY OF TROUT FISHING AND A DAY OF SELF LOATHING. Often days when the midge bite is at its best nothing much else seems to be happening hatch wise. That's an important...



RS2 – One of My Favorite Picky Trout Fly Patterns

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By Kent Klewein There's days when trout fishing is so slow, it seems like conditions couldn't possibly get any worse. You may find yourself questioning if any trout in the stream are willing to feed at all. At other times, you'll have no problem locating pods of...



Higa’s S.O.S Baetis

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By Bob Reece It’s about time for baetis. As we move into the months of fall, water temperatures begin to drop along with the activity of insect life. While the larger mayfly moments of summer are gone, the always important baetis remain. Nymphing success during...



The Articulated Aggravator and Dubbing Loop Platen

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By Herman deGala As with most of the flies that I design I was trying to solve a problem when I created the Articulated Aggravator. I was looking for a fly that was different from what I was already fishing for smallies, amongst the riprap of a...



Sunday Classic / 12 Tiny Nymphs that Always Seem to Get the Job Done

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I used to shy away from fishing tiny nymphs during my rookie years of fly fishing. Particularly those size 20-26 midge patterns. Those intimidated me especially. When I used to look at those flies in the bins at fly shops, I can remember thinking, "how...