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Halfback Nymph

Halfback Nymph

Halfback Nymph Fly Tying Instructions The Halfback Nymph is one of the true “buggy” flies.  It is not made to specifically imitate any specific bug, but the fish love them!  Most would say the Halfback is a stonefly imitation, but it also imitates a juvenile crayfish, cased caddis, dragonfly nymph or small minnow.  Who knows,… Continue Reading

Black Beauty Emerger

Black Beauty Emerger

Black Beauty Emerger Fly Tying Instructions The Black Beauty Emerger is based of the the classic Black Beauty.  Antron yarn was added to the back and top of the fly.  The dubbing on the head was also changed to a grey or light brown color.  The Black Beauty Emerger is a simple fly to tie,… Continue Reading

Micro Mayfly

Micro Mayfly

Micro Mayfly Fly Tying Instructions The Micro Mayfly is a slim bodied mayfly nymph imitation.  The Micro Mayfly can be tied in several different colors, such as red, olive, brown, yellow and ruby.  The most common Micro May colors are olive and brown, since these are the natural mayfly colors.  The stripped peacock herl sets… Continue Reading

Hot Wire Prince Nymph

Hot Wire Prince Nymph

Hot Wire Prince Nymph Fly Tying Instructions The Hot Wire Prince Nymph is a great attractor pattern.  The Hot Wire Prince Nymph blends a Copper John and a Prince Nymph together.  The best of both worlds!  Both are incredibly effective flies and the combination of the two is even better.  The Hot Wire Prince Nymph… Continue Reading

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Ray Charles Fly Tying Instructions The Ray Charles is an easy and effective fly to tie.  The Ray Charles is most often used in tailwater rivers with heavy scud and sowbug populations.  The most popular colors to tie the Ray Charles in are grey and tan, but it is often tied in orange and pink… Continue Reading