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Mosquito

Mosquito

Mosquito Dry Fly Tying Video Instructions The Mosquito Dry Fly is one of the most widely used classic dry flies.  The Mosquito is a great high alpine and small creek dry fly.  Brook Trout and small Cutthroat Trout simply cannot pass up a Mosquito.  The Mosquito uses one material in the recipe, Grizzly Hackle.  The… Continue Reading

Griffith’s Gnat

Griffith’s Gnat

Griffith’s Gnat Fly Tying Video Instructions The Griffith’s Gnat one of the most simple and best midge imitations ever invented.  The Griffith’s Gnat was designed to be a midge cluster and not just a individual midge.  The Griffith’s Gnat can be tied in many sizes.  The Griffith’s Gnat is most often tied in sizes #18-22,… Continue Reading

Renegade

Renegade

Renegade Fly Tying Video Instructions The Renegade Fly Pattern is a great classic fly.  The Renegade is one of those few timeless patterns that continues to work even to this day.  Most tiers would agree that the Renegade is a midge cluster or a mating midge.  Very similar to the Griffith’s Gnat.  The Renegade can… Continue Reading

Humpy

Humpy

Humpy Fly Tying Video Instructions The Humpy is a classic dry fly attractor pattern.  The Humpy is a very buoyant and bushy dry fly.  This makes the Humpy a great caddis or stonefly imitation, especially in high water.  The Humpy can be tied in many different colors, making is a very versatile pattern.  The most… Continue Reading

Stimulator

Stimulator

Stimulator Fly Tying Video Instructions The Stimulator is an amazing fly pattern developed by fly tying legend Randall Kaufmann.  The Stimulator was originally developed to imitate a stonefly adult.  But that is not the only insect the Stimulator imitates.  The Stimulator also emulates a grasshopper, caddis or even large drake mayflies!  The Stimulator is also a great… Continue Reading