Copper John Nymph, BH, Rubber Legs, Red
The Red Rubber Legs Copper John popular and effective pattern has taken the fly fishing world by storm. This fly sinks quickly and can be used as a deep nymph or a dropper. Fish seem unable to resist the combination of color, flash, and realistic shape. The addition of rubber legs creates an added attractant that makes this fly hugely successful. Most guides and serious anglers never enter the river without several sizes, colors, and variations of this rubber legs pattern in the fly box.
The inventive Female Adams has a yellow tag that was designed to imitate the developing egg sack on a maturing female mayfly. The female adams bright color also boosts the attractive properties of this versatile dry fly. Fly fishermen all over the world should reserve a spot for this variation of the classic Adams in their trout fly box.
This Joe Gert Fly utilizes two colors proven to attract fish. This pattern works well for Steelhead and Salmon.
Blue Winged Olive, Comparadun, Baetis/Olive
Al Caucci and Bob Nastasi introduced the Comparadun style of dry fly in the early 1970 and wrote about it in their manualHatches (and Hatches II ). The BWO Comparadun sits flush to the surface of the water with wings straight up, just like the natural. It drifts perfectly down the river enticing even the pickiest of trout.
St. Joe Favorite
The Blue Winged Olive of all the species and sub-species of Baetidae are one of the most varied and common insects in American waters. The numbers of trout flies that represent these are legion and include some of the most common and well-known patterns. However, on the world renowned St. Joe River in Norther Idaho, this pattern reigns supreme. It';s unique pattern catches fish like no other pattern we have developed. Try it on your home waters and bring more fish to the net! Discover what the secret of the St. Joe can do for you
Bonefish Bitters, Chartreuse
The Bonefish Bitters is a productive and durable epoxy pattern for bonefish and other flats species. It can imitate small crabs or urchins, and drives bonefish crazy. This fly will catch fish in a variety of locales including Mexico and Belize.
Catch's Copper K, Chartreuse TB
If you want to catch fishthen you better have a pile of Catch's Copper K, Chartreuse TB with you. Catch's Copper K series take the traditional Copper John to a whole other level. Realistic, life-like....this fly simply catches fish. This baby is a smooth as a 24 year old scotch. This nymph rig means catching huge fish. We all know the big boys live down deep, where our beadheads in custom colors are going to find them and hook up.
Matuka, Dark Spruce
This Dark Spruce Matuka style variation of the classic spruce fly takes a proven pattern and makes it more effective by giving it a minnow-like profile. This dark spruce matuka fly is an effective searching streamer for all types of fish and all types of water.
Orange Butt Tarpon Fly
A very effective pattern with a medium quick sink rate, from Keys Artist and Master Fly Tier Tim Borski. This pattern is tied "Keys Style" with the head mid-way down the hook shaft. The striped or barred Craft Fur tail is what makes this pattern tick when combined with the squirrel tail collar it makes the pattern come alive in the water.
Panfish Spider, Foam, Black
The Black Panfish Foam Spider Fly was probably born on some bluegill and bass filled backwater or Southern bream pond but it has proven to be ultra-versatile and effective everywhere fish swim. It works well on bluegill and other panfish, catches bass, fools carp, creeps out little sisters, daughters, and wives, and is a wonderful terrestrial pattern or beetle imitator for trout.
Blue Winged Olive, Vis-A-Dun
Synthetic materials have a great influence in how new flies are created. They are more durable, float better and are often easier to see than traditional materials. This is the case with the Vis-A-Dun Blue Winged Olive a newer variation of the classic Thorax pattern. The synthetic wing is much easier to see and is more durable than a turkey flat wing. This pattern like the Thorax has the exact profile and impression of a mayfly dun on the water. The trimmed hackle makes it land upright and float along naturally on the water. Selective fish have a hard time refusing this visible effective pattern.
Rubber Bugger, Cone Head, Brown
The Brown Cone Head Rubber Bugger is simply a wiggler. The unique rubber body material gives tons of extra movement to this already popular streamer pattern. Try a Rubber Bugger the next time you need to get the attention of a big fish.
Wherever you might fish a plastic worm with conventional tackle you can effectively fly fish this wriggling, enticing Olive V-Worm Bass Fly. The Olive V-Worm can be fished deep or shallow and fast or slow but is especially effective when worked slowly around cover. Be especially alert to subtle takes on the fall with this fishy fly.
Crab, Permit, Del Brown
The Del Brown Permit Crab was created by one of the most famous permit fly anglers, Del Brown. The shape of this fly along with lead eyes makes it sink like a fleeing crab. The Del Brown Permit Crab also known as a Merkin is one of the most productive permit flies available. It is also effective on bonefish, Redfish and other flats species which makes it a pattern you should always have in your box. This is a pattern that will produce fish anywhere in the world and recently has become popular with Steelhead anglers using nymphing techniques. The Merkin does not hang up when bouncing along the bottom, this makes it a great choice for a heavy nymph.
Catch's Copper K Copper TB
If you want to catch fishthen you better have a pile of Catch's Copper K Copper TB with you. Catch's Copper K series take the traditional Copper John to a whole other level. Realistic, life-like....this fly simply catches fish. This baby is a smooth as a 24 year old scotch. This nymph rig means catching huge fish. We all know the big boys live down deep, where our beadheads in custom colors are going to find them and hook up.
The Flashtail Whistler is a great fly for Pike, Musky, Peacock Bass and Largemouth Bass. The Flashtail Whistler-Red/White is a large profiled baitfish pattern that "whistles" when casted. The Flashtail Whistler can also be used in saltwater applications form most offshore species including tarpon, baracuda, and jacks.
The Popsicle has been around since the 1980s, when young George Cook was guiding in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The result is a gaudy fly that offers a lot of lifelike motion and plenty of flash in the water, and it has been catching steelhead and salmon for almost three decades. The squid pattern has proven its effectivness wherever anadromous fish are found.
The classic Green Bomber Fly has proven itself to be one of the very best waking or skating dry flies. It is a must have wherever silvers and steelhead are known to chase flies on the surface.
The Red Egg Fly is a great roe pattern for waters that have spawning fish. This is a top producing egg color and it is very effective when fish are dropping lots of eggs. Anglers have found Steelhead, Salmon, Char and most freshwater fish will eagerly eat this pattern. Whether you are fishing in famous Steelhead run, your local river or even the gravel point on the nearby lake, the fish have learned that these glowing orbs are an tasty meal. Fish that are not spawning will hold in areas near the spawning fish and sometimes even travel with migrating fish for the opportunity to eat their misplaced eggs.
Peeking Caddis Pupa, Chartreuse, Reversed Colors
This is a unique variation of the peeking caddis pattern. The bold colors of the Reverse Chartreuse Peeking Caddis Fly work great for an attractor pattern. The soft hackle on this fly adds a lifelike profile and makes this pattern very effective when there are caddis around.
The Blue Charm Fly has proven itself to be an effective pattern for a variety of sea run fish. This fly includes some flash and bright color to enhance its fish appeal.
Hopper, Triple Decker, Yellow
The Yellow Tripple Decker Hopper Fly is durable and buoyant. It became a popular entrant in one-fly competitions due to its ability to float and hold together and still catch fish after fish. It is a great fly to use when large trout seem eager to chase large prey. Several colors allow the angler to match thier fly to the natural insects in the area or simply choose and fish their favorite.
Egg, Champagne, Pink
The Champagne Egg Fly is a great roe pattern for waters that have spawning fish. This color will work in most conditions but is especially effective in clear water and near the end of a spawning season. We have found this to be one of the best colors for catching Rainbow Trout. Whether you are fishing in famous Salmon run, your local river or even the gravel point on the nearby lake, the fish have learned that these glowing orbs are an tasty meal. Fish that are not spawning will hold in areas near the spawning fish and sometimes even travel with migrating fish for the opportunity to eat their misplaced eggs.
The Patridge Caddis is a great pattern to fly fish in riffles or pockets where caddis flies are active. The ample hackle also allows this trout fishing fly to be skittered or skated for aggressive fish willing to chase egg laying or hatching flies.
Damsel Fly, Adult, Olive
Nothing in stillwater fly fishing matches the excitement of casting big damsel adults to cruising hogs. This Damsel Fly, Adult, Olive pattern matches a spent or trapped damsel adult perfectly. It is best when fished still on a long leader when fish are cruising banks or shallows.
When there is a sulphur hatch, look out! The fishing can be absolutely fantastic. This Sulphur Dun dry fly pattern is easy to spot and sits down in the film where the fish like to see their prey. Wings not quite dry, mayfly not quite ready to fly.
Barr Emerger, Bead Head, Blue Wing Olive
The Barr Emerger, Bead Head, Blue Wing Olive Fly matches the early stages of a hatching mayfly. Created by John Barr, it can be fished deep as a nymph, through the middle of the water column, or just under the surface. This emerger closely resembles a baetis or blue winged olive mayfly but it will work on many waters all year long. The weight of the bead makes this a great pattern to drop off of a dry fly. The flash from the bead matches natural gas bubbles emerging mayflies have and will help the fish single out your fly among the naturals.
San Juan Worm, Bead Head, Hot Pink/Red
The Bead Head Hot Pink/Red San Juan Worm is an effective pattern that will imitate annelids, aquatic worms, earthworms and will simply catch fish. The bright contrasting colors will attract fish and it makes this a great fly for searching and one of the top producing flies in high or murky water. Anglers are finding San Juan Worms to be effective all year long in all types of water and will catch almost any freshwater fish.
Gray Drake, Paradrake
The extended body and realistic outline of this Gray Paradrake fly makes it useful for imitating hatching drakes. The hook is hidden by the larger fly body making this fly more attractive to trout that see a fair amount of fishing pressure.
Ghost Midge, Red
Is there anything that can rival a cold winter day on a good stretch of tailwater, fishing to midging trout? Variations of the Ghost Midge, such as the Red Ghost Midge are key patterns to getting those selective summer hardened fish to respond to your presentation. Demanding fishing conditions to quietly feeding fish require a proven fly and the Red Ghost Midge is tailor made for such occasions.
Developed around the classic trout waters of Yellowstone, Olive Serendipity Fly has become a favorite especially of pocket water fishermen on the famous Madison River. The array of colors and sizes allows this fly to be used for caddis and midges or simply as a searching pattern. Trout in all types of water, even in large stillwater environments, seem to love the segmented buggy look of the Serendipity.
TJ's Improved Spawning Shrimp Beadchain Eye
A very lifelike spawning shrimp pattern for the flats. With the long extended legs, this bonefish fly has exceptional realism. Heavy dumbbell eyes get the pattern down, but don't create a big disturbance when it hits the water. This fly is excellent for shallow flats where fish are spooky.