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WD-50

WD-50

WD-50 Fly Tying Instructions The WD-50 is very close cousin to the WD-40.  Everything is the same on the WD-50 except for the flashback and the wood duck wing case.  The WD-50 can be tied in several different colors.  The most common colors are olive and tan.  The Wd-50 is a great fly for picky… Continue Reading

Pheasant Tail Chironomid

Pheasant Tail Chironomid

Pheasant Tail Chironomid Fly Tying Instructions How To Tie Pheasant Tail Chironomid. Chironomids are the main forage food for trout in lakes.  They exist in all lakes, both high elevation and low elevation.  A Chironomid is a lake midge.  They are usually much large than their river cousins.  The Pheasant Tail Chironomid imitates the pupa… Continue Reading

Chironomid

Chironomid

Chironomid Fly Tying Instructions Chironomids are the main forage food for trout in lakes.  They exist in all lakes, both high elevation and low elevation.  A Chironomid is a lake midge.  They are usually much large than their river cousins.  The majority of Chironomids are also red in color.  This is because of the hemoglobin… Continue Reading

20 Incher

20 Incher

20 Incher Fly Tying Instructions The 20 Incher Stonefly Pattern is a great pattern.  The 20 Incher is a great prospecting nymph and stonefly imitation.  It is one of the best “buggy” patterns out there.  The 20 Incher Stone can be tied large or small and with or without a bead.  I prefer no bead… Continue Reading

WD-40

WD-40

WD-40 Fly Tying Instructions The WD-40 Fly Pattern is a great small mayfly nymph.  Most people think that WD-40 stands for the lubricate and anti rust spray, the “WD” actually stands for wood duck.  Wood duck is used for the tail and the casing on the WD-40.  The WD-40 is made to imitate a small… Continue Reading