Squirrel and Herl Bugger

Squirrel and Herl Bugger

Squirrel and Herl Bugger
Squirrel and Herl Bugger

Everybody loves the Woolly Bugger, and a lot of streamer fishermen swear by patterns tied with zonker strips because of the great pulsating action these flies display in the water. So what if you combined the two and threw in some peacock herl for good measure?

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Hendo’s Flea Fly

Hendo’s Flea Fly

Hendo’s Flea Fly is a creation of our Club Patron Brian Henderson. Due to this fly being a new creation/interpretation there is only the folklore of fishing to back up the following pattern.

It has been said that with this fly well presented to tailing whiting sessions of 50+ fish have been achieved.

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Sugar Cube Emerger

Sugar Cube Emerger

The Sugar Cube Emerger, or suspender buzzer, is a fairly easy fly to tie using only a few materials but it’s very effective, especially on still water trout.

Materials

  • Hook: Light weight curved hook like a Kamazan B100 or Tiemco 2487 in sizes 10-20
  • Thread: Uni 8/0 or UTC 70 denier
  • Tag: Flat gold, silver or pearl tinsel
  • Rib: as tag
  • Abdomen: Dubbing of your choice
  • Thorax: As abdomen
  • Head: Plastazote, or other high-density foam cut into a strip.
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C-13 (Cicada 13)

C-13 (Cicada 13)

C-13 (Cicada 13)
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Clark's Cicada

Created by Hans Weilenmann, and inspired by Clark Reid’s “Clark’s Cicada“, the C-13, or Cicada 13, is a simple cicada pattern that has the characteristics to imitate this insect. It combines the the typical plop when it lands with good buoyancy provided by the deer hair.

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Clouser Minnow

Clouser Minnow

Clouser minnow in blue and white bucktail
Clouser minnow in blue and white bucktail

The Clouser Minnow, or Clouser Deep Minnow, is an extremely effective baitfish imitation that catches a whole range of game fish in fresh- and saltwater. It’s allure comes from a combination of heavy lead eyes and long, mobile tail and wing that give it a wonderful ducking-diving action on every twitch and retrieve.

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