Tie Twice the Flies in Half the Time

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If you tie flies and you're looking for a way to increase your fly output, I've got a great fly tying tip for you today. I personally don't have the luxury of extra time on my hands these days with running two companies and managing...



Top 10 Trout Flies For The American West

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I HAD A CLIENT COME INTO THE STORE THE OTHER DAY ASKING ME TO SET HIM UP WITH THE BEST PATTERNS FOR FISHING THE WEST. He was planning on traveling around Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana this summer and his goal was to put together a...



The Economy of Wraps in Fly Tying

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THE HALLMARK OF WELL-TIED FLIES IS NATURAL PROPORTION. This is never more true than when tying tiny trout flies. Trout are visual feeders and there are three primary criteria that a fly must meet to elicit a positive response. It must match the natural in size,...



Beefcake Stone

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By Bob Reece As the winter snows of the Rocky Mountains begin to thaw, a change is set in motion. The landscape breaks loose and emerges from a crisp exoskeleton of winter. For many fly fishers the pinnacle of this yearly change is the transformation of Pteronarcys...



Deadly Ice Off Duo

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By Bob Reece Ice off on lakes in the Rocky Mountain region can be dynamic. It can also be extremely challenging. Tim Drummond’s extensive knowledge of still water scenarios led to his creation of two highly effective still water patterns. These two patterns...