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Nitro Caddis Pupa

Nitro Caddis Pupa

Nitro Caddis Pupa Fly Tying Video Instructions The Nitro Caddis Pupa is a great little fly developed by Andrij Horodysky.  The Nitro Caddis Pupa imitates a caddis larva emerging and developing into a caddis pupa.  This is the most vulnerable stage of the caddis and big trout know that!  The Nitro Caddis Pupa can be tied in Olive… Continue Reading

Beadhead Prince Nymph

Beadhead Prince Nymph

Beadhead Prince Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Beadhead Prince Nymph is one of my all time favorite flies!!  It seems to catch trout everywhere I go.  In this video, I tied a weighted beadhead version of the classic Prince Nymph.  This version makes a great lead fly and the added weight really helps the fly get… Continue Reading

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

Halfback Emerger

Halfback Emerger

Lawson’s Halfback Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Halfback Emerger is a PMD emerger pattern developed by the legendary fly tier Mike Lawson.   This fly imitates an emerging PMD mayfly as it morphs from a nymph to a dry.  The Halfback Emerger is best tied in sizes #12-20 and is very deadly in the West!! Halfback Emerger Fly Tying… Continue Reading

Montana Nymph

Montana Nymph

Montana Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Montana Nymph is classic nymph pattern developed sometime in the 1950’s.  It remains a favorite today among trout anglers, as well as Bluegill fisherman.  The Montana Nymph is a great bluegill fly and is also deadly on small Bass and Crappie.  No one really knows what the Montana Nymph imitates.… Continue Reading