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Red Ass Soft Hackle

Red Ass Soft Hackle

Red Ass Soft Hackle Fly Tying Video Instructions The Red Ass Soft Hackle is an old school pattern that still catches fish!  The Red Ass can be tied with or with out a bead and can be nymphed or traditionally swung in the current.  The Red Ass is a very effective trout and steelhead pattern… Continue Reading

Graphic Caddis

Graphic Caddis

Graphic Caddis Fly Tying Video Instructions The Graphic Caddis is a incredibly realistic caddis pupa and emerger.  The Graphic Caddis was developed by the fly tying legend John Barr.  The Graphic Caddis can be tied in many different colors, the most common colors are Olive, Tan, Orange and Chartreuse and can be tied in sized… Continue Reading

Guides Choice Hares Ear

Guides Choice Hares Ear

Guides Choice Hares Ear Fly Tying Instructions The Guides Choice Hares Ear is a great Hares Ear variation.  The Guides Choice has soft hackle as a collar and a peacock herl thorax.  This imitates and emerging caddis or mayfly.  The Guides Choice is a favorite among western fly fishing guides, hence the name.  It is… Continue Reading

Buckskin

Buckskin

The Buckskin is one of my favorite caddis patterns to fish.  It works almost anywhere.  Traditionally, a Buckskin is tied with shammy.  I prefer to use a more lifelike and durable material.  For the Buckskin, I use buckskin colored midge tubing.  With this tubing you get the segmentation, life like sheen and durability of your… Continue Reading

Micro Caddis Larva

Micro Caddis Larva

Micro Caddis Larva Fly Tying Instructions How to tie a Micro Caddis Larva.  The Micro Caddis Larva is best tied in #16-22.  Perfect for tailwater streams with small caddis.  Best tied in Chartreuse, but can also be tied in tan, brown, olive and black.  A black bead can also be added, but I prefer the… Continue Reading