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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

Jiggy Common Craw

Jiggy Common Craw

Jiggy Common Craw Fly Tying Video Instructions The Jiggy Common Craw is a jigged version of the standard common craw, with a few tweaks.  The Jiggy Common Craw is a great small carp fly, but is also proving to be deadly for trout and smallmouth bass as well.  The Jiggy Common Craw fits the profile of a small… Continue Reading

Tung Runt Stone

Tung Runt Stone

Tungsten Runt Stone Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tung Runt Stone is a Tungsten Version of the original Runt Stone.  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… Continue Reading

Tron Micro Stone

Tron Micro Stone

Tron Micro Stone Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tron Micro Stone is the perfect small and technical micro stonefly pattern.  Not all stoneflies are created equal and not all of them are big and chunky!!  In the west, many of them are tiny!  A common example of a small micro stonefly is the Yellow Sally.  These… 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