Fly Fishing Nymphs Nymphing No-Nos | MidCurrent
In fly fishing with nymphs, knowing what not to do can be more important than knowing what you should do. Here are five no-nos to avoid when nymphing.
Of Nymphs and Nymping Part 2
Ok, so I've put forward my argument as to why a north country river fisher should have a go at the upstream nymph. I'll now have a look at the basic design of fly that has stood me in good stead over the years. Nymph Design Some readers may be familiar with the writings of top angler Jeremy Lucas, either through his regular articles in Fly Fishing & Fly Tying magazine, or from his book Tactical Fly Fishing. Jeremy, as a top level competition fisher and long serving internationalist…
Wired Tungsten Bead Head Prince Nymph
One of the ultimate heavy searching nymph patterns, the Tungsten Prince Nymph just catches fish. This bright trout fly is a great Czech nymphing anchor fly and works in almost every fly fishing river around the world.
Wet Fly (Old Faithful…Large or Small)
I mean how many little bead head gems can you have? 100, 2oo? Who knows. There is absolutely no need to tie any more bead head wet flies for years to come, yet I do. Why? The lines suggest more to …
Caddis larva Pattern
Can you pick up a stone in the rivers you fish and NOT find them in good quantity? In ALL the rivers I fish, there are a minimum of 3-4 on every rock, often a dozen or more. They very in species, size and color. The caddis larva I see the most
Trash Can Streamer
Shannon Branham's Trash Can Streamer has shown to be worthy of the task as a new twist on an old favorite, and was originally designed to target larger fish that feed on the abundant sculpin and small fry. It's proven to be effective fishing situations from Alaska's salmon, trout, and char, to the steelhead on the east and west coasts, and all trout species in moving and still waters where fish with a bad attitude exist. Whether being swung or stripped, its come-and-get-me lifelike movement…