‘Tis the season for baitfish patterns. See Matt Callies of Loon Outdoors tie a simple baitfish pattern
Baitfish imitations work great in the fall, particularly where migrating brown trout are found. As these fish move out of lakes or upstream from big water to spawning habitat, they just get more and more aggressive
I’ve been using UV resins on my flies for several years now, all with the intent of making flies last longer on the water
The first couple weeks of September are usually pretty great dry-fly weeks as things cool off a bit and trout look up for big bites of protein
As attractor dry flies go, the Humpy is near the top of my list. Tied to imitate nothing in particular, but still incredibly “buggy,” the Humpy is a great high-floating searching pattern for trout in backcountry settings
I spent a couple of days last week on the Henry’s Fork’s upper reaches, trying to fool uber-educated trout in the Box Canyon and Railroad Ranch stretches of the river. This time of year, those tailwater sections of the river are likely the most hospitable to trout — it’s been hot (well, hot for Idaho), … Read more
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Tim Flagler ties up his version of a ‘better ‘bugger’ using weighted wire and a tougher construction
Fly fishing with grasshopper patterns can bring big trout to the top, even on small, backcountry streams
Applying dubbing can be tricky, but Tim Flagler share some great tips for making it easier, and for making a great-looking fly.