The Fusion Warrior

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If Lance Egan’s Rainbow Warrior and my Fusion hooked up and had a beautiful baby, what would it look like?   Wyoming winters are long, really long.  These conditions can be challenging to endure, yet they provide ample time for creation behind the tying vise.  After...



Flathead Mayfly Nymphs Rule

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If you take the time to to flip over enough rocks in moderate moving water you're bound to find lots of Flathead Mayfly (Heptageniidae) clinger nymphs of various sizes. These three and two tailed flat bodied nymphs, with robust legs and broad heads are very...



Halfback Nymph in High Water

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Looking for a great high water nymph pattern that will consistently fool trout? Try tying on a halfback nymph, it's an oldie but goodie that has produced big fish for me countless times over the years. The buggy profile of the halfback nymph does a great job...



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...



Add Some Fish Appeal To Those Old Flies!

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By Justin Pickett We all have one…..The box full of rejects, misfits, oddballs, freaks…. deplorables. These are the flies that have been bought by you. Given to you. Found by you. Or, likely, tied by your own hands… possibly in a bourbon-fueled rage the night before a...