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Tarcher Pheasant Tail

Tarcher Pheasant Tail

Tarcher Pheasant Tail Fly Tying Video Instructions The Tarcher Style Pheasant Tail is tied on a Gamakatsu C12u Hook.  This gives the fly “implied” movement.  Meaning the fly appears to be wiggling and moving, even on a stationary hook.  The Tarcher Pheasant Tail can be tied in many different ways.  It can be tied upside down, to… Continue Reading

Holy Grail

Holy Grail

Holy Grail Fly Tying Video Instructions The Holy Grail is a great little caddis emerger pattern.  The Holy Grail is one of those “go to” patterns used by many western trout guides.  The Holy Grail is just plain buggy and is also very forgiving pattern to fish.  The Holy Grail can be dead drifted, swung at the end… Continue Reading

Breadcrust

Breadcrust

Breadcrust Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Breadcrust Nymph is a great little pattern developed in the 1940s by Rudy Sentiwany.  More recently, the Breadcrust was tied commercially by Ed Rolka and has become a favorite pattern here in Colorado and the West.  As Ed Rolka retired, Pat Dorsey picked up where he left of.  Pat continues to tie… Continue Reading

Caddis Poopah

Caddis Poopah

Fox’s Caddis Poopah Fly Tying Video Instructions The Caddis Poopah is a great caddis pupa emerger pattern developed by Tim Fox.  The Caddis Poopah can tied tied in 2 main colors: Brown and Olive.  In this video we tied the Poopah Brown color.  The Caddis Poopah is best fished on a nymph rig, with the Caddis Poopah as… Continue Reading

Shot Glass Baetis

Shot Glass Baetis

Shot Glass Baetis Fly Tying Video Instructions The Shot Glass Baetis is fly developed by Shea Gunkel. The Shot Glass Baetis combines a life like profile with some “buggy” translucent materials. The Shot Glass Baetis can be tied in many different colors, with Red, Olive, Brown and White being some of the most popular. The… Continue Reading