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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

Holy Grail

Holy Grail

Holy Grail Fly Tying Video Instructions The Holy Grail is a great little caddis emerger pattern.  The Holy Grail is one of those “go to” patterns used by many western trout guides.  The Holy Grail is just plain buggy and is also very forgiving pattern to fish.  The Holy Grail can be dead drifted, swung at the end… Continue Reading

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