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Dry Emerger

Dry Emerger

Dry Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Dry Emerger is a great little mayfly pattern!  Designed to sit in the surface film and imitate a emerging mayfly dry.  The Dry Emerger can be tied in both a Baetis and a PMD color.  Both are very effective.  The Dry Emerger is one of my favorite dry patterns when those… Continue Reading

Spotlight Caddis

Spotlight Caddis

Spotlight Caddis Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Spotlight Caddis Emerger is one of my all time favorite caddis patterns.  This pattern is barely used or known about by many anglers, but I assure you it is DEADLY!   The Spotlight Caddis is a dry emerger, which means it sits on top of the surface film,… Continue Reading

Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger

Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger

Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger Fly Tying Video The Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger is a great surface film mayfly emerger pattern. The Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger imitates a mayfly emerger/nymph stuck in the film, while mostly still in it’s nymph state. The Quill Body CDC Mayfly Emerger can be tied in many colors.… Continue Reading

Three Dollar Dip

Three Dollar Dip

Three Dollar Dip Fly Tying Video Instructions The Three Dollar Dip is a variation of the serendipity fly.  The Three Dollar Dip is heavily used on the Upper Madison River near Slide Inn, Reynolds and Three Dollar Bridge.  The Three Dollar Dip is traditionally tied in the red variations (and that is widely accepted as the most effective… Continue Reading

Stalcup’s Emergent Cripple

Stalcup’s Emergent Cripple

Stalcup’s Emergent Cripple Fly Tying Video Instructions The Stalcup’s Emergent Cripple is a great cripple pattern.  The cripple stage of a mayfly is the most venerable stage in a mayflies life cycle.  The cripple stage is the point when the mayfly has transformed into a dry fly, but is not fully developed yet.  The wings… Continue Reading