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Runt Stone

Runt Stone

Runt Stone Fly Tying Video Instructions The Runt Stone is a micro sized Rubberlegs, developed by James Spicer.  This is one of those flies where you say, “why did I not think of that?”  The Rubberlegs is a great pattern and still works great even unchanged.  But super technical western tailwaters will always push change.  Generally… Continue Reading

Lil Hood Rat

Lil Hood Rat

Lil’ Hood Rat Fly Tying Video Instructions The Lil’ Hood Rat is the baby brother to the Original Hood Rad.  The Lil Hood Rat is a great pattern in small creeks and high mountain lakes.  Small Brown and Brook Trout love to tear up this small mouse pattern!  The Lil Hood Rat has been downsized from the… 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

Hood Rat

Hood Rat

Hood Rat Fly Tying Video Instructions The Hood Rat is a life-like mouse pattern used for Large Trout, Bass, Pike and Musky.  The Hood Rat uses high floating foam, combined with natural rabbit fur to give this fly both natural movement and exceptional “fishability”.   The Hood Rat wakes, gurgles and “pops” across the surface when retrieved.… Continue Reading

Pueblo Emerger

Pueblo Emerger

Pueblo Emerger Fly Tying Instructions The Pueblo Emerger is a Blue Winged Olive Mayfly Emerger pattern developed for the Arkansas River Tailwater in Pueblo, Colorado.  The Pueblo Emerger is a basic and life like Blue Winged Olive imitation.  The Pueblo Emerger has no flash or bead.  This was done on purpose.  The Pueblo Emerger is… Continue Reading