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Euro Nymphing, fly tying, guide series flies, micro streamer, nymph, pine squirrel, Streamer, Tungsten Bead -

This pattern can be tied in a multitude of colors and differing sizes.  With how fast they are to tie, how well they catch fish, and the variety of colors and sizes to tie they are a must have in anyone's fly box.  This pattern can be fished deadly on a dead drift, swing and retrieve twitch, jig action, under an indicator, or with a nymph rod and tight line technique.  You better make sure you have some of these in your box tied up in sizes from size 8 to size 12, or 14 if you're feeling really adventurous. ...

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Brandon Moon, Euro Nymphing, fly tying, guide series flies, hen saddle, nymph, soft hackle, Tungsten Bead, Whiting Hackle -

Today we are doing our spin on a timeless classic the Guides Hares Ear Soft Hackle Nymph.  This pattern is a must have in most fly fishing guides boxes.  It is both quick and easy to tie, but also durable, and deadly effective.  These are some very important things to look at when choosing what pattern to tie.  With the materials substitutions we make here the possibilities become endless to your imagination.  This pattern can be fished anywhere you would fish a hares ear nymph, and can be tied unweighted as well.  We would love to see what you tie....

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Euro Nymphing, fly tying, guide series flies, hen saddle, nymph, partridge, soft hackle, Tungsten Bead, Whiting Hackle -

With this pattern we look to the wire wrapping technique inspired by Barry Ord Clark.  This technique allows you to wrap your wire body without losing the symmetrical form of the hook, and body of your fly.  We believe it also simplifies the process of tying, and adds to the aesthetics of this fly.  although the aesthetics of how it looks may not impact how effectively they bring fish to the net, as a tier I try to tie flies that also look good.  This pattern is simple in only using a couple of materials, making it a quick tie. ...

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Brandon Moon, Euro Nymphing, fly tying, guide series flies, hen saddle, nymph, soft hackle, Tungsten Bead, Whiting Hackle -

This pattern has been a go to for us this year.  The fish have especially loved the metallic colored beads paired with the shiny body of this fly and the fish can't resist.  We have combined a few different patterns into one with this one.  Perdigon style flies are becoming all the rage, and they flat out catch a lot of fish.  For us though there is nothing like a soft hackle nymph pattern.  combine the two of them, and you have an extremely beautiful fly along with one that is extremely effective.  This is a great addition to our...

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Brandon Moon, Euro Nymphing, fly tying, nymph, soft hackle, Tungsten Bead, Whiting Hackle -

  The Purple Haze Parachute Dry Fly is one of the most used and productive dry flies in the west today.  There is something magical about the color purple and how it holds its color as it transcends into the depths of the water.  It is also close to the UV color spectrum making it very effective in catching the fishes attention.  The thorax is made from a UV blend of Vicuna Dubbing in Purple, and the Metallic Purple Bead adds a little extra flash to this bug.  The soft hackle creates amazing life like movement during your dead drift...

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