Barr’s Damsel

2019-01-28T12:12:03-07:00

Barr's Damsel Pattern Description: John Barr knows a thing or three about catching fish.  He's the most creative tyer of our time and here is his simple damsel nymph pattern. Materials Needed: Hook: TMC 200 #8-14 Thread: Olive 6/0 Eyes: Melted Mono Tail: Olive marabou Rib: 3x monofilament Shellback: Tan Thinskin Abdomen: Olive

Wooly Bugger

2019-01-28T12:48:59-07:00

Wooly Bugger Pattern Description: The Wooly Bugger was invented by Russell Blessing long enough ago that most folks don’t know who he is. Mr. Blessing, perhaps inadvertently, developed what is now the single most popular streamer in the world. The Bugger is a slight variation of the ubiquitous Wooly Worm, which sports a body and

Zug Bug

2019-01-26T13:25:22-07:00

Zug Bug Pattern Description: The Zug Bug is an older pattern that bears a striking resemblence to its younger cousin, the Prince Nymph. I like this bug because it features lots of fish catching peacock herl and is just a little something different from the now commonplace Prince, and it doesn't hurt my feelings that

Hornberg

2019-01-22T21:49:50-07:00

Hornberg Pattern Description: The Hornberg comes from the mid-west originally, but has been a favorite pattern of many old timers in Colorado and Wyoming. The very first commercial order of flies I ever tied was a batch of Hornbergs and I have hated them ever since;-) The "Hornberger" as my kid likes to call this