How to tie the Buttcrack Baetis
The Buttcrack Beatis The Buttcrack Baetis is more than a funny named fly. It is a super effective emerging mayfly pattern created by Colorado’s Duane Redford. The technique used for adding an emerg…
Video: How to Tie Higa's S.O.S. - Orvis News
Higa’s S.O.S is a pattern created by guide and former Orvis News Trout Bum of the Week Spencer Higa, who is the Fishing Manager for Falcon’s Ledge, in Altamont, Utah. Although Spencer. . .
Video: How to Tie the Blowtorch Nymph - Orvis News
Acclaimed competition angler Devin Olsen is a big fan of nymphs that feature a bright tag. These patterns are quite popular in other parts of the world but haven't really caught on here in the U.S. of A. Olsen created the Blowtorch during a 2014 training . . .
Reece’s Clearwater Crawler
The Clearwater Crawler provides an anatomically accurate imitation of the prevalent gills found on the abdomen of this class of mayfly nymphs. In addition to this the thorax of this pattern displays a translucent quality seen in the naturals as they carry out their lives on the stream bottom. The reflective base of the thorax displays a trait seen in crawlers on the verge of emergence. The vast majority of nymphs employ dubbing in the thorax of the pattern. This allows them to display…
Video: How to Tie the Hotspot Pheasant Tail Nymph - Orvis News
This pattern might not impress Frank Sawyer and Al Troth—originators of the slim, elegant Pheasant Tail Nymphs most of us use—but the proof is in the pudding, and the hotspot. . .