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Beadhead Prince Nymph

Beadhead Prince Nymph

Beadhead Prince Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Beadhead Prince Nymph is one of my all time favorite flies!!  It seems to catch trout everywhere I go.  In this video, I tied a weighted beadhead version of the classic Prince Nymph.  This version makes a great lead fly and the added weight really helps the fly get… Continue Reading

Sparkle Pupa

Sparkle Pupa

Sparkle Pupa Fly Tying Video Instructions The Sparkle Pupa is a great caddis emerger pattern.  The Sparkle Pupa was developed by Gary LaFontaine in the 80’s and the fly continues to be a favorite among many anglers.  The Sparkle Pupa’s success is mainly due to the “bubble” of sparkle yarn over the body.  This bubble traps air, just like a… Continue Reading

Montana Nymph

Montana Nymph

Montana Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Montana Nymph is classic nymph pattern developed sometime in the 1950’s.  It remains a favorite today among trout anglers, as well as Bluegill fisherman.  The Montana Nymph is a great bluegill fly and is also deadly on small Bass and Crappie.  No one really knows what the Montana Nymph imitates.… Continue Reading

Tellico Nymph

Tellico Nymph

Tellico Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tellico Nymph is a classic nymph pattern developed in Eastern Tennessee. The Tellico Nymph has remained popular in the East, but also makes a great attractor pattern here in the West for trout. Many anglers have adopted the Tellico as their “go to” Bluegill pattern. Slowly stripped and… Continue Reading

Royal Coachman Wet

Royal Coachman Wet

Royal Coachman Wet Fly Tying Video Instructions The Royal Coachman Wet is a classic and traditional wet fly pattern.  The Royal Coachman Wet is an attractor pattern, meaning that is does not imitate any specific insect or prey.  The Royal Coachman Wet has been around almost as long as fly fishing itself.  Making it one… Continue Reading