Video: How to Tie the Dustup Caddis

When I was out on the Battenkill the other night, I was treated to an amazing flight of caddisflies heading upstream, like an insect version of the New Jersey Turnpike at rush hour. So ’tis the. . .

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Video: How to Tie the BPS Spent Caddis

The man behind the BPS Spent Caddis, Dennis Komatsu, passed away in 2013, and he seems to have been a fairly private man who stayed out of the spotlight. However, he was well known for. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Allison Streamer

New Jersey fly tier Mike Appello borrowed elements from both Jack Gartside’s Soft Hackle Streamer and Ken Abrames’s Flatwing saltwater flies to create the slim and flashy Allison. . .

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Classic Video: How to Tie a Hendrickson, Catskill-Style


Note the hallmarks of Catskill tiers: a slim body, careful proportions, and bare hook behind the eye.

All the anglers around Orvis HQ are waiting for that first report of a Hendrickson sighting. The emergence of Ephemerella subvaria is the most anticipated event on many Midwestern and. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Son of San Juan Worm

No matter how you feel about the San Juan Worm, there’s no doubt that fish will eat it. But in clear, pre-runoff conditions, you might want something smaller and less bulky than the. . .

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