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Barr’s Hare Copper

Barr’s Hare Copper

Barr’s Hare Copper Fly Tying Video Instructions The Barr’s Hare Copper is a great blend of two flies called the Copper John and Hare’s Ear.  The Barr’s Hare Copper was developed by innovative fly tier John Barr and is a great heavy attractor/searching pattern.  The Barr’s Hare Copper does a great job imitating a large mayfly nymph or a… Continue Reading

CDC Downey Nymph

CDC Downey Nymph

CDC Downey Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The CDC Downey Wonder Nymph is a variation of the classic Downey Wonder Nymph.  This version uses CDC for the legs and wing casing.  Instead of the aftershaft feather used on the standard wonder nymph.   CDC is available in many different colors, and is a bit easier to… Continue Reading

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is a great lake and stillwater pattern.  The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is great when fished behind a larger fly, such as a Woolly Bugger or Leech.  The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is more colorful and “catchy” version of a Callibaetis pattern.  The extra color… Continue Reading

deGala’s Gilled Nymph

deGala’s Gilled Nymph

deGala’s Gilled Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions In this video, Herman deGala demonstrates how to tie his version of Stalcup’s Gilled Nymph.  The deGala Gilled Nymph is a great Callibaetis imitation for Western Stillwaters and Lakes.  The most popular colors for the Gilled Nymph are Tan and Olive, but the Gilled Nymph can be tied… Continue Reading

Rickard’s Callibaetis

Rickard’s Callibaetis

Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph is a killer Lake and Stillwater Pattern.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis is best fished on a slow sinking intermediate fly line, with a slow retrieve.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis can be tied in many color variations depending on the color of the Callibaetis Nymphs found in… Continue Reading