Fly Tying Video by Davie McPhail The classic Hare’s Ear nymph is one of the most versatile trout fly patterns ever created in that can it represent a wide variety of aquatic insects including mayfly nymphs, caddis larvae, stonefly nymphs and even cranefly larvae. Hare’s Ear Nymph Material List Hook: TMC 3761, size 12-20 Thread:…

 

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…

 

Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie Case Closed, a cased caddis pattern that works wonders in the spring on freestone rivers such as Rich’s home stream, the Farmington River in Connecticut. This pattern will do the trick on any river where Caddisflies are abundant. A great pattern that only uses 3 materials and is featured…

 

Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie his 2-Fly Dry, a three step surface pattern that can imitate stoneflies and caddis flies on the top of the waters surface. This fly rides flush in the film and fools even the wariest of trout. 2-Fly Dry Material List Hook: TMC 100, size 10 – 20 Thread: UTC…

 
 

Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie his Magic Caddis, a simple and effective caddis pupa pattern, in this fly tying video. Tie it in various sizes and colors to match the prevailing hatch. Magic Caddis Materials List Hook: TMC 206BL, Size 10-28 Thread: UTC 70 Body: Ice Dub Wing: Sparkle Emerger Yarn Collar: Possum Dub…

 

Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie his Blue Back Nymph, a simple and effective attractor mayfly nymph that can be altered in size and color to imitate virtually any hatch. Blue Back Nymph Materials Hook: TMC 5212 Size 10-20 Thread: UTC 70 Body: Nymph Cycle Dub Wingcase: Pearl Tinsel & Thin Skin Tail & Legs:…