Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter demonstrates how to tie Lance Egan’s Rainbow Warrior in this fly tying video tutorial. Rainbow Warrior – What’s The Fuss? While the Rainbow Warrior is a pretty simple and rather unimpressive looking fly don’t be fooled, it’s quite deadly. Listed in George Daniel’s [easyazon-link asin=”0811707415″]Dynamic Nymphing: Tactics, Techniques,…

 

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter demonstrates how to tie a soft hackle fly pattern. Soft hackles have been around for hundreds of years and for good reason, they are very effective. Many soft hackle patterns are very simple to tie and can imitate a variety of insects including most mayflies and caddis. As…

 

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter demonstrates how to tie a Hunchback Scud, a Michael McLellan fly pattern, in this fly tying video. The Hunchback Scud features an excellent profile and is weighted enough to get down deep. The Hunchback Scud is pretty easy to tie, once you get that little lead wedge secured….

 

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter demonstrates how to tie a Split Case PMD Nymph. An excellent nymph from Solitude Fly that is great for imitating emerging mayfly nymphs. Tied as shown this fly imitates a Pale Morning Dun (PMD) nymph. Change the body color to a dark olive for a Blue-Winged Olive (BWO)….

 

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter show us his take on Sipper Midge, a Bighorn River classic in this fly tying video. This is a simple fly pattern that packs a punch. Fish this for selective trout feeding on midge adults or even emerging midges. Tie this in several body colors- namely black, olive,…

 

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitters ties an early season Little Black Stonefly in this fly tying video tutorial. Little Black Stonefly In the Black Hills of South Dakota the dry fly season starts in earnest with the hatches of little black stoneflies starting in March and continuing to May. If you fish Rapid…

 

Fly Tying Video by Dakota Angler & Outfitter Hans Stephenson demonstrates how to tie this great nymph from Solitude flies that does an excellent job imitating small baetis nymphs. Hans reports a recent diet study found that baetis nymphs and midges are the top trout foods in Black Hills Streams and he uses this fly…