These are some of my personal favorite fly tying patterns

Little Yellow Stone Nymph – Fly Pattern of the Week

If you are not yet seeing Salmonflies hatching on your waterway then dip in the seine and check for the crawlers. These nymphs will start migrating 2-3 weeks before the hatch so you may want to go underneath. Often these are black and yellow or golden depending on...

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Yellow Sally Stimulator – Fly Pattern of the Week

A few weeks ago I posted the Yellow Sally dry fly pattern. This has done really well for me! Another great pattern that I will fish throughout the summer and into early fall is the Stimulator and this Yellow Sally version puts a good twist on the traditional. With a...

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Henry's Fork Salmonfly – Fly Pattern of the Week

Another great amongst the Salmonfly patterns is the Henry's Fork Salmonfly. You can tie this as large as size 6 or even 4 if there are really big bugs flying around or down to a size 14 for the smaller hatches in some tributary waters. Give this a tie and go fling it...

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Yellow Sally – Fly Pattern of the Week

As spring is now in full swing and we begin to approach the summer months there are plenty of bugs out on the water. The big fish are waiting to feast on some great flies. Mid May through June is infamous on our western waters for the Salmonfly hatch. These large...

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Biot Midge Emerger – Fly Pattern of the Week

The midge hatch is becoming a great way to get the fish up to the surface. If they are being stubborn and not taking your dry flies and you don't want to go all the way under try these key emerger patterns to get the fish to come near the surface. I love the body...

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A Better Woolly Bugger – Fly Pattern of the Week

If you want to catch fish you can almost never go wrong with the traditional woolly bugger pattern. This is one of the easiest patterns to tie. Here is a way to tie a little better woolly bugger pattern to find success in fishing it. I like to add some flashabou to...

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The Hanging Midge – Fly Pattern of the Week

Here in Utah we have had a very warm winter. I have never caught a fish on a dry fly in February until this year. I have had some real fun and success with midge dry fly patterns the past couple of weeks. I really like this pattern. I have tied it without the peacock...

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Tungsten Surveyor – Fly Pattern of the Week

I came across this pattern from gilbertrowley on Instagram. A nice pattern to intimidate scuds, Caddis or larvae with a nice hotspot up front using orange dubbing. A great all season fly pattern to land trout. Here's the...

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Jujubee Midge – Fly Pattern of the Week

This week I am sharing one of Charlie Craven’s great winter fly fishing patterns as the weather starts to turn. I have been tying and using this pattern for the past week or so and will use it a lot this winter. Enjoy Charlie showing us how to tie his very own jujubee midge fly pattern.

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Hackle Stacker Adams – Fly Pattern of the Week

I am going to start sharing my favorite fly pattern of the week on a weekly basis here on my blog. This week I want to share one of my new favorite ways to tie a dry fly. I recently discovered this great way to tie dry flies from Johnny Utah. It is really simple and...

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