Matt Grobert, blogger and author of [easyazon-link asin=”1571884173″ locale=”us”]Fly Fishing New Jersey Trout Streams[/easyazon-link] demonstrates how to tie a Slate Drake (aka, Isonychia) emerger in this fly tying video produced by Tightline Productions. The Slate Drake is an important mayfly hatch, particularly in the Eastern US, with an emergence that can run from May through September….

 

Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions and Matt Grobert, author of [easyazon-link asin=”1571884173″]Fly Fishing New Jersey Trout Streams[/easyazon-link], team up in this fly tying video tutorial to demonstrate how to tie the Bird’s Nest, a buggy attractor trout nymph.

 

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…

 

I was fishing the South Branch Raritan River in New Jersey last night and had the good fortune to catch a pretty impressive emergence of Sulphur mayflies just before dark. I had some lighter colored Fran Betters’ Usual fly patterns but I wish I had a few of the Snowshoe Rabbit Sulphur Emergers featured in…

 

Last Friday night we kicked off our Baetis fly tying video series in anticipation of one of the most prolific mayfly hatches of the season, the Blue Winged Olives. Before we continue the series I thought it might be a good idea to do a quick review of the Mayfly Life Cycle. Fortunately for us,…