Fly Fishing Flies

fly fishing emergers

Why an Emerger Is Almost Always a Better Bet Than an Adult

This is the stage of mayfly hatches that trout prefer—when the emerging dun gets stuck trying to escape the nymph shuck.  Read more.
Fly Fishing for Bass

“Unique Flies I Use”

"Summer evenings, fly-rod poppers, and bass ponds were made for each other like Clapton and the blues."  Read more.
Sol Duc Spey Fly

“Sol Duc Spey”

The Sol Duc Spey fly, developed by schoolteacher Syd Glasso in the 1950s, added some entrepreneurial flair to the sensibility of Scottish steelehad flies.  Read more.