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Big Rainbow caught on the soft hackle streamer

Big Rainbow caught on the Soft Hackle Streamer

Bow on a Soft Hackle Streamer
Soft Hackle Streamer

Large Rainbow caught on Little Ripper

Caught on the Little Ripper

Photo/Steelhead with Swishtail Fly in mouth

Lake Erie Steelhead
on a purple Swish-tail

Big Rainbow
         Girdle Bugger Fish Head

    Caught with Girdle Bugger
Photo/Trout with Girdle Bugger in mouth - Fly Fishing Flies

          Girdle Bugger 

    Big Brown Caught on Fluzzie

       Caught on the Fluzzie

Big Rainbow

Caught on Devil Leech

Olive Rainbow Veil Fly - Unique Fly Fishing Flies

Dry Veil Fly

  Olive Rainbow Veil Fly Wet - Unique Fly Fishing Flies

Above fly in the water 



Dry Flies - Glow-In-The-Dark - Nymphs & Strymphs - Streamers - SaltwaterBass, Pike & Muskie

Braided StreamerRiver Witch -- Back in early September, Sharon, Bob von Raesfeld and I spent 6 days on the Missouri at Phil and Joanie Camara's super place at Prewett Creek, which, by the way, is right smack in the heart of the best fishing on Montana's Mighty Mo. Not only was the fishing memorable, but the experience was fantastic, mainly because of Phil's fly-tying teaching ability. I've fished around the world and know most of the great tyers and Phil is certainly one of the very best! I learned so much in those 6 days. In fact, if you're a serious fly tyer, Phil's great book "Fly Tying with Synthetics" is a "must" in your collection. We brought back a few of his signature flies, the "River Witch", and found them to be "super deadly" here in western Montana as well as intriguing to tie. For now we are just offering Black. Size 8.

Price $3.50      Out of stock

UV Soft Hackle StreamerUV Soft Hackle Streamer (More often called the Scorpion Streamer because of the curved up tail.)-- Thirty years ago, Jack Gartside, the famous fly fisherman and tyer, showed me his favorite pattern he used for stripers. He called it a Soft Hackle Streamer. It was constructed mainly of a blend of bucktail and soft hackle looped into a wing and tied on a #4 saltwater hook. Since that experience, I often have wondered why no one has developed and promoted Soft Hackle Streamers and Strymphs.

Sharon and I took care of that problem a couple of months ago, halfway through the 2016 season. We created both streamers and strymphs using mainly partridge, probably the best soft hackle material of all.

For the streamers, on size #8 hooks we used a single curved flight feather angled up to the rear, thus, minimizing fouling caused by conventional construction. For the rest of the fly, we used typical body feathers, to augment the action of the tail. The results were terrific. Lots of action and more importantly, lots of big fish!UV Softhackle Streamer Size 8

Your Price -- $2.25


Streamer made with GT Olive KrakenGT KRAKEN SPECIAL -- This fly is tied out of our great Kraken dubbing, which is so easy to work with, just tie it on and bend it back in the other direction. I use it to create small streamers, size 10 and 12, and also for bass, salmon and saltwater. It has so many wiggly's, it is deadly for small and large patterns. Color, GT Olive. Size: #8, 10, 12

Price $1.95


A great streamer for trout or bass.AZTEC -- We are pleased to announce the acquisition of a supply of the world-famous Aztec Fly, designed back in the 70s by the incredible fly tyer, Dick Nelson and tied by his son, Bill Nelson, a great tyer in his own right. I've Personally caught hundreds of trout on this pattern over the years. Olive - Size 8

Price $2.95

Purple streamer with PURPLE VEIL FLY -- A UV streamer for both lakes and rivers, made with one our new UV-X Crystal Web brushes, a Crystal Web tail and chenille body, with glo eyes. This fly has been deadly for us, especially on larger mountain lakes that have a high concentration of weeds and and prolific hatches. Purple is a great color for afternoon fishing. Sizes: 4, 6 Stinger hooks (short shank) 

Price $2.50


Flashy olive streamer. LITTLE RIPPER - This fly is one of our new creations that I'm sure would work for anything that swims. It has an underbody of Olive/Yellow Northern lights and an over body of Perch Kraken, with hour-glass eyes. It is a great producer, I caught several Rainbows, over 24 on this one.

Sizes: 4, 6 (Stinger hooks)fly in fish's mouth

Price: $2.50


Small Mouse Rat Hair BugBaby Mouse Rat -- Freshwater Hair Bug -- Great little Mouse Rat for trout or bass.

Size 10.
Price $1.95

Mantilla, new masked flyFreshwater Mantilla -- We designed this little pattern to imitate a newborn or stillborn minnow. Notice the eyes are masked until they get wet. It's fished 3 ways: on top, with a dressed leader -- slightly under, no floatant on leader -- deep, copper sleeves or sinking line. It has really produced for us. We have released many fish caught on this fly here in Montana. Fly in water below. Size 8 stinger hook. (Short shank)

Price $2.75 Mantilla, new masked fly wet

Brown StreamerWaken Kraken -- Wow what fun we have had with this fly. It ts a great producer. It has a collar of Kraken dubbing. Color, Brown Leech,

Size 8

Price: $2.50 each

Seal Bugger with orange tailSEAL BUGGER -- Another of Denny Rickards dynamite patterns. A little different than your regular Wooly Bugger. Here's the way I fish it - make a 50 to 70 foot cast and immediately make a huge mend (the whole line if you can) either right or left, let it sink a few seconds and then strip! Usually, not always, as fast as you can! Colors: Brown, Olive, Olive body/Orange Tail.
Sizes 8, 10
            Olive Seal Bugger
Price $1.95    Size 10  - ol/or out of stock.      

Hot Head/ Freshwater Fly Fishing StreamerHOT HEAD - This little streamer has been absolutely dynamite on Western Montana lakes and streams. There's something about the triangular -shaped hot pink bead that turns the fish on. Let it sink and then do some fast stripping! Color: Black

Sizes: 8, 10

Price: $2.25


GiD flyHOT FLASH - A very deadly pattern in larger rivers like the Misssouri, especially around weed beads and shallow riffles at the tail of big pools.

Size 4, stinger hook.
Gloiwng Hot Flash
Price: $3.75

Glow-In-The-Dark flyGIDDY - One of my favorite Glow-In-The-Dark flies for the small lakes and ponds so abundant in Western Montana. Size. 10

Price: $3.50


Night-N-Day/Glow-in-the-dark flies Night-N-Day (GLOW-IN-THE-DARK) My favorite river in Montana is the Missouri and quickly becoming one of my favorite attractor patterns is this one -and- yes, I fish it both night and day, usually with a sink tip line with the sink portion only about 8 feet long. However we have had a lot of luck fishing it just below the surface.

Size 4 Stinger Hook

Price: $3.45

Girdle Bugger/ Fly Fishing Flies GIRDLE BUGGER - One of our hot flies on the Big Horn, developed over 20 years ago. Our first streamer with rubber legs. --Marabou tail, Brown and Yellow color combination. Also UV

Size 8

Price: $2.50 each

Devil Leech / a Fly Fishing Fly for rivers, lakes, ponds "DEVIL LEECH" - This incredible little streamer, along with the new Velcros, has totally replaced the Wooly Bugger in my fly box mainly for 3 reasons: fantastic "natural" action in the water, great durability, and the fact that it doesn't "foul' like other subsurface flies. Bead head only.  Size 8.

Price: $2.50 each


Streamer made of Rub-A-Dub and Gator Hair.  RUB-A-DUB STREAMER - Available in 2 colors: Black & OStreamer made of Blk Rub-A-Dub Dubbing and Gator Hairlive.

Size 8 
Made of Rub-A-Dub Dubbing, Wiggys, Enhancer and Gator Hair. Another great streamer I use anywhere. Lots of action. 

Price: $2.50 each

Polar Bear/Fly Fishing Flies POLAR BEAR - Off White. This fly in not only great for trout but I have been very successful with it for bass.

Sizes 2, 4, 6

 Price: $2.50 each


Photo/Purple Passion - Fly Fishing Flies PURPLE PASSION - This fly has not only been a great late afternoon fly for trout but is a very productive Bass pattern and also works well for Salmon and Steelhead, especially on Idaho and Oregon Rivers as well as in the Midwest.  Color: Purple

Sizes 2, 4, 6,

Price $2.50


All Black/ Freshwater Fly Fishing Fliy "ALL-BLACK" - During our last trip to New Zealand and Chile, Sharon and I had some incredible experiences with the Velcro's. On both streams and lakes we caught many of our best fish, 3-6 pounds, on a very tiny, sparsely-tied, all-black Velcro Streamer Ė no eyes, no Krystal Flash, no bright colors blended in. Iíve named it the "All-Black" and Iím sure the reason itís so deadly is that it imitates the black leeches that are found in most of the waters we fish. Last summer it worked extremely well all over the States and up in Canada on the Bow and Elk Rivers.
Size 8

Price: $2.25 each


Selection of 6 flies
Price: $11.95


Black Big Vee/freshwater fly with velcro head "BIG VEE" This is my original freshwater Velcro Streamer and has become my best seller.
Available in 3 colors: Black, Olive, Brown 

Size 6

Price: $2.50 each

Silver Bullet/Freshwater Fly with velcro head "SILVER BULLET VELCRO STREAMER" - Newest addition to the family of Velcros - Great minnow imitation. Sharon caught a 6# Rainbow with this pattern.

Size 8

 Price: $2.50 each

Muddler/standard Fly Fishing Fly

MUDDLER - Sizes 6, 8, 10, 12

Price: $1.75


Pink Wooly Bugger/ Fly Fishing Streamers

WOOLY BUGGER: - Pink - Also UV- Sizes: 8, 10

Price: $1.75


Wooly Bugger/ Fly Fishing Flies

WOOLY BUGGER: Black - Sizes: 2, 4, 6, 8

Price: $1.75





Price: $1.75


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