Fly Fishing Flies

Trout Flies

Trout flies have always been a fascinating mix of practical function, unique sculptural form, and hypnotic beauty to me.  Read more.

How to Tie a CDC Micro Caddis

"This super effective and easy to tie pattern is a CDC Micro Caddis. I found it works especially well when trout are rising and I have no idea what they’re feeding on."  Read more.
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.