Fly Fishing Flies

Jerry Darkes Fly Fishing

Inside the Box: Jerry Darkes

Jerry Darkes describes how much big water fishing has in common with saltwater sight-casting and how much it has to offer in terms of variety and adventure. He also shares a peek into his fly box.  Read more.
Hippie Stomper Fly Pattern

Where Have All the Hippie Stompers Gone?

A fly name sometimes belies the inspiration by behind its authorship, as in the case of the "Hippie Stomper."  Read more.
Royal Coachman Fly Pattern History

“The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies:” The Royal Coachman

Plenty of fly fishers have ranked one of the world’s most recognizable flies—the Royal Coachman—among their top choices for catching fish.  Read more.