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Copper John

First created by John Barr in the 1990s, the Copper John has become a favorite among trout fishermen and women. While wire of some sort remains a mainstay of its many variations, the other materials have been substituted almost as much as any other fly. Pretty much every color wire has been used for the […]

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Pink Grayling Bomb

One of the most popular nymph patters for Grayling in the UK, the Pink Grayling Bomb uses two beads for extra weight, while imitating a pink shrimp. You can fish it in tandem with another nymph, tight-line style, or Euro nymphing.https://www.youtube.com/embed/5tQRIa9m0CA?embed=share

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Caddis nymph fly pattern

Caddis Nymph

This variation of a caddis nymph larva is a simple and fun fly to tie. Here I use bright green / chartreuse floss for the body, and use a couple different shades of permanent marker to create an ombre effect going from dark green at the butt to light green at the head of the

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Shrimp fly pattern

Pink Egg Scud

There are countless versions of scuds/freshwater shrimp, but something about this pink hot spot in the middle of a clear UV resin body really gets those trout excited. Here I’ve opted for ostrich herl for the legs rather than dubbing. I find it works better here with the resin body.

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