The W.F.F. More Flies…

[singlepic id=2444 w=320 h=240 float=left] The Peacock and Partridge pattern that Tim Barker a.k.a. Planet Trout introduced me to a year ago turned into a spring/summer staple and for weeks I fished it hard. The #16 with the Hot Yellow Wire proved to be the most effective. I fished it deep as…

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MFC & OBN Design Contest

[singlepic id=1987 w=240 h=160 float=right] After some careful consideration I have decided to submit the Hairball pattern as my entry in the Montana Fly Company design competition through the Outdoor Blogger Network. This pattern has really served me well these last couple of months and before that proved its effectiveness in…

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Tying the W.F.F. Hairball

[singlepic id=2340 w=320 h=240 float=right] This pattern was my entry for the 2010 Pet-Fly Smackdown, a friendly competition between fellow anglers involving a fly made incorporating some material from a pet you own. This fly has been fishing rather well this season and as such I’ve gotten a few requests…

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#20 Midge: Winter Season

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Caddis Pupa Patterns

[singlepic id=2083 w=320 h=240 float=right] Cream Caddis Pupa Hook: #16-18 1x Short Scud Thread: 50 Denier White GSP Body: Cream Yarn Legs: Partridge Thorax: Brown Ostrich Herl Head: Black Bead Nothing to brag about here, just taking my materials and using them to create a traditional pupa pattern. I twisted…

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The W.F.F. CDC Midge Pupa

[singlepic id=2106 w=300 h=220 float=right] ——————————————————– The W.F.F. CDC Midge Pupa Hook: #20-22 2x Short Scud Thread: 70 Denier (Olive Shown) Underbody: Thread Gills: 1/2 CDC Puff Thorax: Natural Dubbing Overbody: .5mm Stretch Cord [singlepic id=2098 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2100 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2101 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2102…

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Cased Caddis Larva Patterns

[singlepic id=2092 w=320 h=240 float=right] Peeping Cased Caddis Larva Hook: #12-20 Nymph Thread: 70 Denier Black Case: Cream Hen Soft-Hackle Body: Caddis Green Dubbing Legs: Black Hen Hackle Head: Black Thread I tied a bunch of these attempting to imitate the various Caddis larva found in our Driftless Area streams.…

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