Skip Morris Predator

Skip Morris Predator

Designed by Skip Morris, the Morrisfoam Predator was orignally developed as a trout fly, however it is equally effective as a trout fly.

While it is an effecitve top-water bug, it best fished on on a sinking line – the line finds the bottom while the fly (on an active retrieve) hovers just above the lake bed. Read More »

Quigley Film Critic BWO

Quigley Film Critic BWO

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 »

Denny’s AP Emerger Variant

Denny’s AP Emerger Variant

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 »

Muz Wilson’s BMS “Bullen Merri Special”

Muz Wilson’s BMS “Bullen Merri Special”

Muz Wilson "Bullen Meri Special"

The Muz Wilson BMS, or “Bullen Meri Special” gets it’s name from Lake Bullen Merri near Camperdown in the volcanic plains of Western Victoria. It is highly regarded as an imitation of the Galaxiid Minnow when tied in olive and when in white, an Australian Smelt. Read More »

Red Headed Step Child

Red Headed Step Child

Hogan's Red Headed Stepchild
Hogan’s Red Headed Stepchild

Materials

  • Hook: #14-20 Daiichi 1560
  • Bead: Small Red Glass Bead
  • Thread: Brown Veevus 8/0
  • Tail: Pheasant Tail
  • Rib: Small Red Wire
  • Thorax: Peacock Herl
  • Case: Medium Veevus Pearlescent Tinsel
  • Legs: Red Krystal Flash

The Red Headed Step Child is a great small mayfly nymph or general attractor nymph developed by fly tying guru Hogan Brown.

Read More »
Weed Guards, Freshwater

Weed Guards, Freshwater

The Freshwater Weed Guard is most commonly used on bass flies and mouse patterns. But it is not only used on freshwater flies, it is often used on redfish spoon flies as well. The freshwater weed guard is considered a heavy duty weed guard, used in heavy weeds and cover.
Read More »