Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #12 to #18 Thread: 6/0 Uni Red Body Rear: Chestnut antron Dubbing Body Front: Ginger variant antron dubbing Wing: White para post Hackle: Grizzly dyed brown About This is one of my favorite ant patterns. In later August and early September, we get flying ants on the area lakes and […]
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #12 to #18 Thread: 6/0 Uni Red Body: Ginger variant antron dubbing Wing: White para post Hackle: Brown About Ants are hard to see, so tying them as a parachute pattern makes them easy to see. I tie this pattern in black, cinnamon/black, and cinnamon. The cinnamon color is especially […]
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #10 to #14 Thread: 140 black Body: Black ice dubbing Back: 2 mm black foam Stripe: Chartreuse razor foam Legs: Black nymph sili legs Indicator: White sparkle emerger yarn About The x-tra terrestrial is a beetle type pattern, especially good for the cutthroat trout in the northeast corner of Yellowstone […]
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #12 to #18 Thread: 140 black Body: 2 mm black foam Hackle: Black About Simple and basic fly, but very effective. Black ants are everywhere and fish love to eat them. One of the files that fish always trust.
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #12- #18 Thread: 140 black Body: Black 2 mm foam Wing: White Para Post Hackle: Black About A simple and quick tie. The white wing makes it easy to see. In late August and into September we get flying ants on the rivers and lakes. Fish love ants, some of […]
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #10- #16 Thread: 140 black Back: Black foam Wing: White para post Dubbing: black/peacock ice dub Hackle: black About Right after Umpqua introduced the parachute ant, I was tying beetles and thought how sometimes they are hard to see. Why not put a parachute on a beetle? It makes it […]
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #10- #16 Thread: 140 black Back: Black foam Legs: Black Crystal Flash Indicator: Red Foam About A quick and simple tie. It is one of the best beetles I have used. Floats well and the fish trust it as real.
Materials List: Hook: TMC 100 #10- #16 Thread: 140 brown Tail: Coastal deer hair Wing: Calf tail Body: Blend of hares ear, olive and orange rabbit, amber antron Hackle: grizzly dyed march brown About The brindle chute is a Chuck Stranahan pattern used on the Bitterroot and Clark fork rivers. It imitates a March Brown […]
I’m writing my first blog today about something Lorie and I feel very passionately about. This blog is about the National Park Service of Yellowstone putting the poison rotenone in Yellowstone’s pristine waters. Waters that start in our first national park and flow out of our national park into other waters used by the public. […]