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Rickard’s Callibaetis

Rickard’s Callibaetis

Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph is a killer Lake and Stillwater Pattern.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis is best fished on a slow sinking intermediate fly line, with a slow retrieve.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis can be tied in many color variations depending on the color of the Callibaetis Nymphs found in… Continue Reading

No Name Damsel

No Name Damsel

No Name Damsel Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions The No Name Damsel Nymph is a great lake and stillwater fly pattern.  The No Name Damsel is perfect for trout, bass and carp.  The No Name Damsel is meant to be fished on the move.  The No Name Damsel can be fished, shallow or deep and… Continue Reading

Hula Damsel

Hula Damsel

Hula Damsel Fly Tying Video Instructions and Directions The Hula Damsel is a great articulated damsel pattern developed by realistic fly tier, Herman DeGala of Fly Tying Clips.  The Hula Damsel has a “wiggle” tail that gives the fly realistic action and profile.  Everything about this fly is “buggy”.  The CDC pulses and breathes as… Continue Reading

Gilled Nymph

Gilled Nymph

Gilled Nymph Fly Tying Video Directions The Gilled Nymph is a great Callibaetis and Damsel Nymph imitation.  The Gilled Nymph was developed by Shane Stalcup and continues to be a favorite lake and stillwater pattern for many anglers.  The most popular colors for the Gilled Nymph are Tan and Olive, but the Gilled Nymph can… Continue Reading

Poxyback Callibaetis

Poxyback Callibaetis

Poxyback Callibaetis Fly Tying Video Directions The Poxyback Callibaetis is one of the best Western Stillwater Trout Flies.  The Poxyback Callibaetis imitates the free swimming Callibaetis Nymph.  The Poxyback Callibaetis is one of my personal favorite stillwater flies here in Colorado, especially for Spinney Reservoir!  Fish the Poxyback Callibaetis on a clear intermediate sinking line. … Continue Reading