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Salmon Release - Fly Fishing Alaska
Red Silver Salmon - Alaska

Mayfly/ PMD Dun a Fly Fishing favorite

Georgie Long Legs - Fly Fishing Flies
Georgie Long Legs

Veil Fly/Trout Fly

Veil Fly in Water

 Veil Fly: dry and in water.


Photo/Adams - Fly Fishing Flies

Dry FliesBass, Pike & Muskie - Glow-In-The-Dark - Nymphs & Strymphs - Streamers - Saltwater  

Fly Fishing Flies for Freshwater

Photo/Mayfly - Fly FishingMost of our flies, Freshwater or Saltwater, are quite different than the ones in your local fly shop or fly fishing catalogs.

When it comes to dry flies, we carry a few of the more popular traditional patterns like the Adams, Royal Wulff and Humpy but our best sellers are Parachutes, No-Hackles and CDC’s.

These flies float lower in the water and give a more natural silhouette. Parachutes float especially well, a factor that contributes greatly to Fly Movement on the water. Anglers are finally discovering that naturals don’t always drift motionless.

Parachute Adams/standard fly In fact, more often than not, they’re “on the move”. It takes a lot of practice, but learning to skitter a dry fly naturally is one of the most important skills to have in your bag of tricks. Parachutes float and skitter better than conventionally hackled flies because they have a much greater percentage of hackle fibers in contact with the water.

They’re also much easier to see. Flies like Hare & Herl, Parachute Madam X, Speckl-X, Dancing Caddis and Para-Tractor are dynamite searching patterns.

   Strymph/trout flyWhen it comes to Nymphs and Strymphs, the Rub-A-Dub flies are unequaled. Action is the name of the game in fly fishing, actually, in any kind of fishing.

The Rub-A- Dub Dubbing provides fantastic “built-in” action to your flies because it has dozens of tiny rubber-like fibers that “wiggle & squiggle” all over the place.

It’s the deadliest stuff I’ve ever put in the water, not only for Nymphs and Strymphs, but for Dries and Streamers as well. Try our Georgie Boy and Georgie Long Legs and I think you’ll be amazed.

  Our line of Streamers includes two all-time favorites, the Muddler and the Wooly Bugger, but our deadliest and most popular patterns are the Devil Leech, tied with Tasmanian Devil Hair, Buck-N-Bunny, tied with rabbit, The Fluzzie tied with “Gator Hair, and our Rub-A-Dub Streamers that utilize Rub-A-Dub.

Fly Fishing Flies for Saltwater

Happy Face Fly, Saltwater Fly Our line-up of Saltwater and Bass Flies is also a bit on the contemporary side. Except for Bob Marvin’s Happy Face and Tony Tomsu’s STP Frog; both of which are dynamite surface patterns, Sharon and I developed most of the other flies during my guiding years in Florida’s Backcountry. We “Had” to create new stuff.

When you’re guiding you need to have flies that don’t tangle. With flies like Deceivers, and other conventional saltwater patterns, it was a constant battle, so we developed flies like the Sea Devil, Yella Fella, Green & Mean and Hot Mama that totally solved the problem.

Photo/Snook mouth full - Saltwater Fly Fishing These patterns took hundreds of snook, tarpon, jacks and reds and became the staple of Saltwater Fly Fishing in Sunny South Florida.

When it comes to Bonefishing, there are dozens of flies on the market but the best we’ve found are the Polar Bone, Bone-A-Boo and Dick Nelson’s deadly Bonefish Killer.

Fly Fishing Glow-In-The-Dark Flies

In the States, it's rare to find an angler that carries a box of Glow-In-The-Dark FliesNightNDay Glow In The Dark Fly
in his or her vest, however, in places like Europe, New Zealand, Tasmania and South Africa, it's quite common. At night, on many of the more prolific lakes of the North Island, in New Zealand, it's quite an experience to witness all of the flashes going off around the shoreline. After watching the Kiwi Fly Fishermen do this for fifteen years, I started GID angling here in Montana several seasons ago. I quickly found out I'd been missing out on an exciting aspect of Fly Fishing, not only at night, but, more importantly, during daylight hours. Now, I carry a full assortment of glow-in-the-dark flies, both in Sunny South Florida and here in Big Sky Country.

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