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Dry Flies

  • Trout Chow Fly

    1%er (Trout Chow Fly)

    The 1%er or Trout Chow fly is seen as an abomination by many, and gets its name because this is how the rich elite anglers get their big fish on private water, they feed them trout chow!  We are all in agreement, fishing with a trout chow...

  • 2 Bead Midge

    2 Bead Midge

    “There something not quite right about this bug. I think I’ll give it a bite!” Yes, as a fisheries biologist I am able to read the minds of trout, and this is the general though process that goes through their little fishy brains before...

  • Albino Hex

    Albino Hex

    The queen of North American mayflies, the Hexegenia or Hex mayfly is only outclassed in size by one other species.  Found across the United States burrowed into the silty bottoms of lakes and large rivers, the Hex mayfly nymphs will emerge to...

  • Amy's Ant - Green & Tan Amy's Ant - Red & Tan Amy's Ant - Purple & Brown

    Amy's Ant

    Tied with a high floating foam body, a widespread hair wing, and rubber legs that dance on top of the water, the Amy's Ant is equally effective as a terrestrial and adult stonefly imitation.  Fish it large, fish it often, and hold onto your fly...

  • Rust Ant Black Ant Rust & Black Ant


    While small in stature, what ants and termites lack in size, they make up for in numbers.  Each summer, across the United States, when the stars align and the temperature is right, ants will swarm and take flight.  Both flying ants and their...

  • Black Tent Wing Caddis

    Black Tent Wing Caddis

    Used to match a wide spread of black caddis species from coast to coast, the Black Tent Wing Caddis in an ultra realistic dry fly pattern used to match the adult caddis fly.  With black caddis regularly covering waters in blanket hatches throughout...

  • Black Winter Stone

    Black Winter Stone

    In the cold, wet winter when long hours of nymph fishing can get old, the Black Winter Stone Hatch (Capniidae) provides a welcome piece of dry fly action!  Small in stature, these dark grey to black stoneflies crawl from the river to mate on snow...

  • Bloodworm Emerger

    Bloodworm Emerger

    A midge emerger from another mother, the Bloodworm Emerger is a mix of tried and true patterns like the mole fly and quill emerger with a dash of fire! Trout porpoising through the top of the water, fins and snouts just clipping through the surface is a...

  • Bloody Butcher

    Bloody Butcher

    A close cousin to the Orange Asher, Griffith's Gnat, and Renegade patterns, this cluster fly is equally potent on top of the water and below it.  You can fish it as an adult midge or chironomid, or drown it and fish it as an attractor using either a...

  • Blue Dun CDC Comparadun

    Blue Dun CDC Comparadun

    The Blue Dun is a common name that has been applied to a number of spring and summer emerging mayfly species, including the Black Quills, Blue Quills, Hendricksons, and Ginger Quills.  Similar to the fabled Parachute Adams in its ability to match...

  • Blue Winged Olive Mayfly Selection

    Blue Winged Olive Mayfly Selection

    The Blue Winged Olive Mayfly is one of the most prolific mayfly families in the United States and can be found on rivers and streams at every elevation and in almost every state.  This mayfly family will often have two generations per year, with...

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  • Blue Braided Butt Damsel Olive Braided Butt Damsel

    Braided Butt Damsel

    A common invertebrate family found on lakes and backwaters from sea level to above 10,000 feet, the bright blues and greens of the adult damselfly should catch the attention of feeding trout, panfish, or bass in your favorite summer fishing...

  • BWO CDC Comparadun

    BWO CDC Comparadun

    Sitting lower in the water than both the Parachute BWO and the Thorax BWO, the BWO CDC Comparadun makes it appear trapped in the surface film, and is among the most visible adult (dry) Blue Winged Olive Mayfly patterns to the feeding trout.  BWO...

  • BWO CDC Pearlwing Spinner

    BWO CDC Pearlwing Spinner

    Without a doubt, the most important moving water mayfly species in the trout's diet is the Blue Winged Olive (BWO).  With numbers topping thousands of BWO nymphs per square meter on the bottom of many of our rivers, and as many as two generations of...

  • BWO CDC Thorax Dun

    BWO CDC Thorax Dun

    Tied with both a hackle wrap behind the eye of the hook and a thick tuft of CDC feathers off its back, the BWO CDC Thorax Dun is an extra buoyant pattern that will keep a high and dry drift where your other BWO patterns sink.  Great for use in...

  • BWO Parachute Emerger

    BWO Parachute Emerger

    The little Blue Winged Olive (BWO) mayfly of the family baetidae are arguably the most important moving-water mayfly hatch for both the trout and the fly angler.  Capable of producing two generations per year, the BWO's high level of activity...

  • BWO Sparkle Dun

    BWO Sparkle Dun

    The little Blue Winged Olive (BWO) mayfly of the family baetidae is arguably the most important moving-water mayfly hatch for both the trout and the fly angler.  Capable of producing two generations per year, the BWO's high level of activity...

  • BXB Green Drake Coffin Fly BXB Green Drake Coffin Fly

    BXB Green Drake Coffin Fly

    Found across the Eastern US and Canada and as far West as Arkansas, the Eastern Green Drake or Ephemera guttulata hatch is rivaled only in size and numbers by that of the giant Hex mayflies.  Renowned for the clouds of large, light colored...

  • BXB Parachute Slate Drake Dun

    BXB Parachute Slate Drake Dun

    The Slate Drake (or genus Isonychia) is a prominent, big bodied mayfly that hatches in trout streams across the East and Midwest.  While not found in the numbers of some of the spring-emerging mayflies such as the Sulphurs, the trout will...

  • BXB Parachute Yellow Drake

    BXB Parachute Yellow Drake

    The Yellow Drake (Ephemera varia) is a massive mayfly that emgerges from Midwestern and Eastern streams each fall.  Unlike other mayflies in the Ephemera family, which hatch from the water in a flurry over a week, the Yellow Drake will emerge...

  • Callibaetis Spinner

    Callibaetis Spinner

    Found throughout the lower 48 states and Canada, the Callibaetis Mayfly is one of our few stillwater (pond, lake, and reservoir) mayfly species.  While active throughout their nymph life cycle and fed upon by trout, it is in their adult form on top...

  • Tan CDC Caddis Black CDC Caddis CDC Caddis

    CDC Caddis

    Similar in size and shape to the Elk Hair Caddis, the CDC feather fibers from which the wings of the CDC Caddis are tied give it a light profile on top of the water while supplying superior buoyancy.  This evolution of the adult caddis fly provides...

  • Black CDC Midge CDC Midge

    CDC Midge

    Not your grandpa’s midge pattern, the CDC midge is a sleek, low-profile trout sticker! The ultralight CDC feather wing of this pattern barely dimples the water as it touches down and is perfect for targeting ultra-selective or stillwater trout. It...

  • Chernobyl Ant

    Chernobyl Ant

    True to its name, the Chernobyl Ant looks like a mutant terrestrial that crawled from the ashes of the Chernobyl nuclear plant meltdown.  This big terrestrial pattern is both exceptionally buoyant and offers the trout some tantalizing movement as...