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Ditch Damsel

by Charlie Craven 0

This sexy, slender creation rides hook point up and wiggles when wet Jay Zimmerman’s Ditch Damsel is one of the… more »


Best Bighorn Fly

by Gordon Rose 0

A Bighorn guide’s secret weapon Through my decades of guiding Montana’s BigHorn River, I witnessed the irreversible trend of fly… more »

The author took this Trinity River hen steelhead on an orange Psycho Prince, but purple may be the most popular color among steelheaders. Photo Mike Mercer

Psycho Prince

by Mike Mercer 5

Getting crazy with an all-time classic     If I had to choose one fly to use for trout anywhere… more »

Photo Doug McKnight

The Home Invader

by Doug Mcknight 12

Big fish eat streamers for mostly two reasons: hunger or territoriality, and many times both. In the past, I’ve read… more »

BULKhead Deceiver

The BULKhead Deceiver

by Jonny King 4

  The BULKhead Deceiver—recently named and unveiled to fly tiers—is yet another one of those brilliantly simple ideas that has… more »

Avalon Permit Fly

Avalon Permit Fly

by Hans Van Klinken 20

Secret ingredient to a Cuba grand slam     I recently caught my first saltwater grand slam—a permit, tarpon, and… more »

Zonker Fly

Zonker Fly

by Charlie Craven 0

Zonker Fly Recipe: Hook: TMC 5263 #2-10 Thread: 3/0 Monocord Body: Mylar Tubing Wing: Rabbit Strip Eyes: Epoxy Dome Eyes… more »

Z Wing Caddi

Fly Tying The Z Wing Caddis

by Charlie Craven 0

Z Wing Caddis Recipe Hook: TMC 2487 #12-18 Bead: Copper Thread: Black 8.0 Shellback: Turkey Tail Slips Rib: Chartreuse 8/0… more »

X Caddis

Fly Tying The X Caddis

by Charlie Craven 0

X Caddis Recipe Hook: TMC 100 #14-22 Thread: 8/0 Brown Shuck: Zelon Abdomen: Superfine Dubbing Wing: Natural Deer Hock Fly… more »



by Charlie Craven 0

Visadun Recipe Hook: TMC 101 Thread: 8/0 Tail: Dun Hackle Fibers Wing: Light Gray Poly Yarn Abdomen: Superfine Dubbing Hackle:… more »

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