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Herman’s San Juan Midge

Herman’s San Juan Midge

Herman’s San Juan Midge Fly Tying Video Instructions The Herman’s San Juan Midge is a tiny little midge larva pattern.  The Herman’s San Juan Midge was developed for the San Juan River in New Mexico, which is notorious for the tiny flies fished there.  The Herman’s San Juan Midge also works great on all other… Continue Reading

CDC Downey Nymph

CDC Downey Nymph

CDC Downey Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The CDC Downey Wonder Nymph is a variation of the classic Downey Wonder Nymph.  This version uses CDC for the legs and wing casing.  Instead of the aftershaft feather used on the standard wonder nymph.   CDC is available in many different colors, and is a bit easier to… Continue Reading

CDC Parachute Emerger

CDC Parachute Emerger

CDC Parachute Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The CDC Parachute Emerger is a pattern originally developed by Shane Stalcup.  This pattern is tied on a curved hook, allowing the back end of the fly to sit in the surface film of the water.  The CDC Parachute Emerger is designed to look like the “emerging” mayfly… Continue Reading

Articulated Copper John

Articulated Copper John

Articulated Copper John Fly Tying Video Instructions The Articulated Copper John is a “wiggle” version of the classic Copper John Nymph.  The Articulated Copper John can be tied in many colors.  Red is probably the most popular color and also Herman’s favorite  The Articulated Copper John is a nicely weighted nymph.  The tungsten bead and… Continue Reading

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis

Redheaded CDC Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is a great lake and stillwater pattern.  The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is great when fished behind a larger fly, such as a Woolly Bugger or Leech.  The Redheaded CDC Callibaetis is more colorful and “catchy” version of a Callibaetis pattern.  The extra color… Continue Reading