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Matt’s Gnat a Griffith’s variant

A little Griffith’s variant that uses snow shoe rabbit instead of the traditional grizzle hackle. A tad more robust that the original but fishes just as well. Have a great weekend fellow feather benders!

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Wonder wing caddis

A simple tie for a very buggy large October caddis that floats like a cork with a wonderful wing.

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Yellow Mayfly Dun

This yellow mayfly dun tutorial has a simple technique I developed for making the wally wings process quick and simple!

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Tying a paraloop hackle tutorial

Another dry fly hackle tutorial this time the paraloop technique. Although I don’t use this hackle much its a great choice for emerger patterns.

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Parachute perfect!

Dry fly hackle tutorial # 2 parachute perfect. Not the traditional technique for tying a parachute hackle but a very presise one I have used with great success and avoids having to whip-finish at the hook eye.

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Dry Fly hackle technique # 1

Dry fly hackle technique #1. After having many questions regarding my hackling techniques here is my way of tying a perfect 90 degree traditional style dry fly hackle that will produce a perfect hackle every time.

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It Ought to Be Outlawed!

 

Extremely quick and easy to tie with only one CdC hackle, the IOBO ( It Ought to Be Outlawed ) emerger is a must have pattern and should be found in every trout and grayling fishermans fly box.

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PMD Nymph

This is a little Pale Morning Dun Nymph that ticks all the boxes under difficult conditions.

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Tying the Chuck Caddis

 

This adult caddis pattern with a wood chuck wing and mixed hackle gives a perfect foot print when fished dead drift or stripped across the surface.

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Tying a Black Ghost feather wing

The full tutorial for one of the great long flies that is still catching fish on both sides of the pond.

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