Video: How to Tie Matt’s Buzzer

I first heard of a “Buzzer” while fishing Chew Valley Reservoir in southwestern England about fifteen years ago. These midge-pupa imitations are staples of the British stillwater scene, but. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Ken Lockwood Streamer

When I was in graduate school at Rutgers a long time ago, my favorite fishing spot was the Ken Lockwood Gorge in High Bridge, New Jersey. People talk a lot of smack about the Garden. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Simple Scud Pattern


In some watersheds, scuds make up a large part of a trout’s diet.

Scuds, crustaceans known as Amphipods, are on a trout’s menu year-round—especially in many tailwaters, spring creeks, and stillwaters. Trout love them because scuds are usually plentiful, easy to catch, and they have high nutritional value. There are almost. . .

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