Aglaia.  Known in the Greek mythology as one of the three graces, daughters of Zeus, Aglaia was the goddess of beauty, splendor and glory. This pattern comes from Edward Fitzgibbon’s “The

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Olive Witch. This is my favorite modification of Carrie Stevens pattern I’ve done. It’s of course a color variant of the famous Golden Witch that we’ve featured before. Sorry about

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Pitcroy Fancy (variant).  An old photo I found when digging through the collection and thought it would be a good pattern to share. The Pitcroy Fancy is pretty simple yet

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Ghost Minnow – Step by step. I thought I would open up the tying process a bit of the Ghost Perch posted previously but instead do it with a minnow

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Ghost Perch I’m always trying out new materials to improve my flies. One element that I constantly felt was missing from my streamers was translucency. No matter how sparse and

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Royal Coachman. Originally a variant of course from the Coachman wet fly was commercialized and named by the Orvis family in the last quarter of the 19th century. The red

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Raven with hackle wings Here’s a slight variation of Brad Burdens steelhead spey pattern developed for the Oregon rivers. Bob Veverkas book on spey flies has been a huge source

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Muddler Minnow step by step Don Gapen invented this legendary pattern for the Nipigon river in Canada. It was supposed to imitate Cockatush minnow which is a sculpin and called

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Bullhead Diver I use quite a lot of Sculpin patterns that use different zonker and muddler head combinations. This one is the latest addition to the line and it differs

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Mirage Beadhead. After posting the Hydropsyche Larva varation last week it got me thinking what is the fly I mostly use with it since I rarely fish it alone. Instead

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