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Egan’s Frenchie

Egan’s Frenchie

Egan’s Frenchie Fly Tying Video Instructions Egan’s Frenchie a great all purpose nymph pattern.  The Frenchie is used by many anglers in the Czech Nymphing Technique.  The simple profile and heavy tungsten bead, keep the Frenchie rolling on the bottom.  The Frenchie can be tied in many colors variations, with the hot spot collar usually… Continue Reading

Mercury RS2

Mercury RS2

Mercury RS2 Fly Tying Instructions The Mercury RS2 is a great technical Mayfly Nymph.  The Mercury RS2 was developed by Pat Dorsey to fool picky trout in Colorado Tailwaters.  The Mercury RS2 can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors, although the standard grey continues to be the most popular.  The Mercury RS2… Continue Reading

Mercury Flashback RS2

Mercury Flashback RS2

Mercury Flashback RS2 Fly Tying Instructions The Mercury Flashback RS2 is a great technical Mayfly Nymph.  The Mercury Flashback RS2 was developed by Pat Dorsey to fool picky trout in Colorado Tailwaters.  The Mercury Flashback RS2 can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors, although the standard grey continues to be the most… Continue Reading

Two Bit Hooker

Two Bit Hooker

Two Bit Hooker Fly Tying Instructions The Two Bit Hooker is a tiny fly that packs a lot of punch.  Charlie Craven developed this little Mayfly to be small and slender, but still heavy.  The Two Bit Hooker uses two tungsten beads for the thorax and the head, which makes it nice and heavy.  The… Continue Reading

Purple Back Baetis

Purple Back Baetis

Purple Back Baetis Fly Tying Instructions The Purple Back Baetis is a great small mayfly nymph developed in Wyoming on the North Platte River.  The Purple Back Baetis is now accepted throughout the west as a great big trout Baetis pattern.  I have tied the Purple Back Baetis a little different than most in this… Continue Reading