Mugly Caddis

2020-04-14T09:26:31-06:00

Mugly Caddis Pattern Description: The Mugly Caddis is a pattern I developed after my first evening on the Henry's Fork. I had fished to sporadically rising fish all evening with little success. Meanwhile, another angler, slightly downstream seemed to be hooked up every time I looked his way. I cornered him near dark and with

Poison Tung

2020-03-10T07:54:07-06:00

Poison Tung Pattern Description: The Poison Tung Midge was conceived one winter after reading about the power the color blue has over unsuspecting trout. I tried a variety of different patterns, with varying amounts of blue and found that a simple rib was just enough. I think this fly is best represented by the sum

Dirty Hippy

2019-01-27T10:23:41-07:00

Dirty Hippy Pattern Description: So, I know you've all been waiting for this one, mostly because I am very intuitive and in tune with the wants and needs of fishermen in general, but maybe all those emails, phone calls, and Facebook messages put me over the edge. At any rate, here is my latest streamer

Flash Jujubee

2019-01-27T10:19:41-07:00

Flash Jujubee Pattern Description: The Flash Jujubee is a variation on my popular Jujubee Midge pattern. This variation adds some flash to the thorax. Genius I know. There are some great tips and tricks in this video for all my Juju-series fly patterns so give it a watch and twist some up. Materials

Quigley Cripple

2019-01-28T12:43:46-07:00

Quigley Cripple Pattern Description: Bob Quigley's Cripple pattern represents the mayfly as it struggles to free itself from its shuck.  This is an easy fly to tie and one that really works well for all mayfly species.  Feel free to adapt colors for each of the mayflies you encounter.  Or just tie brown ones...that usually