Video: How to Tie the Henryville Special


The Henryville Special was originally tied to imitate caddisflies on Pennsylvania’s Brodhead Creek.

The Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania are veined with trout streams that used to be far more celebrated than they are now. It was in that region in the 1930s that local angler and tier Hiram Brobst first tied this somewhat. . .

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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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Classic Video: How to Tie the Sulphur Usual

The original Usual dry fly was created by Fran Betters of Wilmington, New York, who specialized in fishing the fast water of the West Branch of the Au Sable. To do so, he needed flies that. . .

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