Shrimp Part 2: Cannula Shrimp

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By Herman deGala This fly came about because I was changing out my cannula for my oxygen when I noticed that it looked like a shrimp. At the time I was also working out a grass shrimp pattern that a friend had asked me to...



A thought about bonefish flies

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John Byron I think we’re seeing bonefish flies all wrong. We look at them from the beam most times, side view. Or directly from the bow, dead on the front of the fly.  But that’s not the bonefish’s view.  The properly presented bonefish fly is viewed by its...



Shrimp Part 1: Mysis Shrimp

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By Herman deGala Part one, in a three part series on shrimp patterns, takes a closer look at the Mysis Shrimp. I have been tying and fishing this pattern for the last 10 years and have had a lot of success with it. Pat Dorsey says it is...



Sunday Classic / 6 Proven Winter Dry Fly Patterns

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Nothing allows me to forget about the cold temperatures of winter quicker, than spotting the surface rings from trout feeding on Midges or Blue Winged Olives. It's not an everyday occurrence by any means, but when it happens, it feels like someone turns the heat...



Saturday Shoutout / Stranger Things

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This new streamer pattern from Andrew Grillos gets the job done. I’ve known Andrew for about a decade and I learned pretty quickly to pay attention to what comes out of his fly box. Patterns like the Hippy Stomper, Party Animal and Bob Gnarly are epic...