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Prairie Doggin’ Pupa

Prairie Doggin’ Pupa

The Prairie Doggin’ Pupa is a modern twist on Gary LaFontaine’s Caddis Pupa.  The Prairie Doggin’ Pupa is a little different though, in that the body is actually extended past the end of the hook and more compact as well (making it much more true to form).  You can also achieve more reliable and more consistent body… Continue Reading

Crystal Tron Emerger

Crystal Tron Emerger

Tungsten Crystal Tron Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tungsten Crystal Tron Emerger is a variation of my original Tron Emerger. This version has Pearlescent Tinsel twisted and woven into the body. A tungsten bead and Pearlescent Flashback has also been added. This makes the fly great in off color and heavy water! The Tron Emerger… Continue Reading

Iris Caddis

Iris Caddis

Iris Caddis Fly Tying Video Instructions The Iris Caddis is a caddis emerger pattern developed by Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies.  The Iris Caddis is best fished as the caddis pupa are emerging.  Usually in early morning or late evening.  I have had great success on the Madison River just before sunset with this pattern.  Especially on… Continue Reading

Stalcup’s Baetis

Stalcup’s Baetis

Stalcup’s Baetis Fly Tying Video Instructions The Stalcup’s Baetis is a great small mayfly nymph developed by Shane Stalcup.  The Stalcup’s Baetis combines lifelike profile and perfect buggy colors to make up one amazing fly.  The Stalcup’s Baetis is not too hard to tie.  A intermediate tier can tackle this pattern and master it with relative ease.  Keep this fly… Continue Reading

Tron Emerger

Tron Emerger

Tron Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tron Emerger is a simple and extremely effective mayfly emerger/nymph pattern developed by James Spicer. The Tron Emerger can be tied in several color variations with Olive, Brown and Black being the most effective colors. The Tron Emerger is tied entirely with one material called Zlon (or Antron as… Continue Reading