April 28, 2018

 Well, one of the best things to see a sure sign of spring is the emergence of BWOs.  Seeing as I run the business from my home and I live just a half mile away from the Missouri River here in Great Falls, you know that if I am seeing them here, you bet you will see th...

December 8, 2017

Thought I would take a moment and try to best explain the differences in hackle feathers.  There is a lot of information out there.  Your hackle for sure can be either from a rooster or a hen and yes that can make a difference on the feather.  Normally the cape from a...

November 30, 2017

The Brassie is a simple, yet highly effective fly pattern to use.  It can be tied in many varieties, changing wire color to give a different look to the body or using peacock herl for the thorax instead of muskrat fur; it can also be tied with a beadhead to help it sin...

November 26, 2017

Hey everyone, 

Our Black Friday sale is valid through Cyber monday, so now is a great time to stock up on your fly tying materials!  Check out below for buy now options!  Prices are valid while supplies last.

October 18, 2017

 Ah, the infamous mop fly.  You either love it or hate, not much in between on this one.  I haven't personally fished a mop fly before, but I think it might be time to give it a try.  I couldn't find the origins of the mop fly, but it has been something really popular...

March 8, 2017

This pattern is a little bit more difficult to tie, but not impossible.  The pattern comes Gary LaFontaine's book Trout Flies Proven Patterns.  This fly uses closed foam to create the halo, which diffuses light to imitate an insect emerging out of the water film.  The...

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