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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Video: How to Tie the Simple Golden Stone

Stoneflies are trout staples from coast to coast, and most anglers know that the most effective way to fish them is right on the bottom. The problem with this method, of course, is that you’re. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Parachute Fur Ant

Ants are among the most important summertime fly patterns for both trout and panfish. When the sun is high and nothing is rising, oftentimes a Black or Cinnamon Ant can save the day. One of. . .

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Video: How to Tie the March Brown Emerger

As I enjoyed a fishless evening on the Battenkill last night, I had the opportunity to watch a lot of March browns ovipositing. They don’t return to the water in huge numbers, like Hendricksons, . . .

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