The Film Critic is a great looking fly that imitates the natural mayfly at its most vulnerable moment when it is hatching in the surface film. Fish it as a dry fly but only put floatant on the forward portion of the fly so that the rear of the fly rides below the surface and the forward portion floats. Read More »
From Utah’s Fly Corner
The hackle stacker is great dry fly pattern. It was devised by Bob Quigley. The fly utilizes a paraloop technique by winding the hackle around a post and then pulling them over the top of thorax. The pattern can be a bit of a bitch to tie at first but once you do a couple you will have it down. Read More »
The Royal Stimulator is one of the highly successful series of Stimulators created by Randall Kaufmann. It is a great buoyant Attractor Pattern on fast water. It is desigend to be fished on rivers and streams.
The following is Paul Fedeles’ variant. Read More »
Denny’s AP Emgerger Variant is a well-known Denny Rickard’s stillwater fly pattern used on lakes and reservoirs all over. The AP (stands for All Purpose) emerger is basically a larger sized soft hackle that had a wood duck, mallard, or partridge tail, a dubbed body with a wire rib through it, a peacock thorax, and a partridge soft hackle. Read More »