October 2019 Beginner Tying video
Prince Nymph
 

One of the top selling fly patterns of all time is the Prince Nymph. It seems to have all the right materials combined in the right way to make a really good attractor pattern. I think the secret sauce is the Peacock and the Biots. Whatever it is the Trout, Bass, Panfish, Steelhead seem to really like it. So wherever you live tie some up, fill your box, and fish it on your local pond, stream, river ,lake....It works everywhere.

  • Daiichi Nymph Hook sizes 10,12
  • Uni-thread 8/0
  • Peacock
  • Gold tinsel
  • Brown and White Goose biots
  • Brown Whiting Saddle hackle
  • Optional Gold bead 3.2mm

 

October 2019 Beginner Tying Video
Prince Nymph

One of the top selling flies of all time is the Prince Nymph. What makes the Prince nymph so popular? Well first, it catches fish. Why does it catches  fish? It has all the elements of a good all around attractor pattern-peacock, boots, a little flash, hackle. Whatever it is about the combination of those materials put together to make the Prince seem to drive all kinds of fish crazy. Trout, Bass, Panfish, Steelhead...they all love it. So tie some up and fill your box.

 

  • Daiichi Nymph hook
  • Gold Bead 3.2mm
  • 8/0 Uni thread
  • Peacock
  • Gold flash
  • Brown and White goose biots
  • Brown Whiting saddle hackle
  • dubbing for underbody

 

 

September 2019 Beginner Tying video

September is hopper season so I wanted to share a simple hopper pattern that I've been using over the last few years. Its a smaller hopper with a good profile. The foam helps it float, the yarn wing helps you see it on the water. I hope you enjoy the MEADOW HOPPER

 

  • Daiichi Dry fly hook
  • Pre cut hopper bodies
  • Gray yarn
  • 6/0 thread
  • Round barred rubber legs
  • super glue

 

August Beginner tying video

One of our longtime subscribers requested we do a Scud pattern. I thought this was a great idea. A Scud is basically a freshwater shrimp that is found in the vegetation along stream beds and lakes. Trout love em. This pattern features Wapsi scud dubbing, with Thin Skin along the back and is ribbed with wire.

 

  • Daiichi Scud Hooks
  • Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing in Olive
  • 8/0 Uni Thread
  • Mottled Wapsi Scud back
  • small silver wire
  • Strung hackle fibers 

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