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Tippets: Trusting Your Fly Choice, Tying the Bread-n-Butter

May 5, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • In this article Jesse Lowry writes about the psychological aspects of fly fishing, namely, fly choice. “If you don’t have confidence in the fly you’re using, you’re not going to make a presentation with authority, and that will definitely result in catching fewer fish.” Read more via Gink & Gasoline.
  • Like most effective patterns, the Bread-n-Butter resembles many insects and other patterns. “It looks like Dave Whitlock’s Red Fox Squirrel Nymph. It looks like a Hare and Copper, and yes, it looks like the classic Hare’s Ear Nymph,” explains Domenick Swentosky. “But if you’re a fly tyer, then I’m sure you also have your own variations that you believe in, even more so than these originals.” Learn how to tie the Bread-n-Butter nymph via Troutbitten.