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Nymphs, Steelhead Flies -

Hexes are a favorite snack for steelhead no matter what time of year. Tie this up and you’ll be in business. Change the color and size to your liking. Materials:(+) add to cart Hook: Daiichi 1530 #8 (+)or Kona WFN #8 (+)Thread: 6/0 Veevus Fl. Orange (+)Eyes: Small Black Bead Chain (+)or Medium Mono Eyes (+)Tail: Grizzly Maraobu Natural Grizzly (+)Body: Estaz Peach (+)or crustacean tan (+)Legs: Teal Flank Natural (+)Wing Case: Thin Skin (+) --> ADD ALL TO CART <-- Also used in this video Loon UV Thin Resin (+)Loon UV Infiniti Light (+)

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Takes a bit of work, but we promise you it’s worth the effort. Don’t fish it in unknown spots that could contain snags, but save it for the clean runs and you’ll be glad to have these in your box. Materials: (+) Add to cart Hook: Daiichi 1760 #6 (+)and 20 mm Articulated fish spine shank (+)Thread: UNI 6/0 Dark Brown (+)Connection: Senyo's Intruder Wire (+)Tail: Pheasant Tail Natural (+)Body: Estaz Crustacean Tan (+)or Peach (+)Gills: Fly Fish Food Jr. Bruiser Blend Alpha Wolf (+)or Holo Gray (+)Eyes: Bead Chain Small Black (+)or Medium Black Mono Eyes (+)Wing Case: Thin Skin...

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We get asked all the time about how to tie a Nuke Egg. Hopefully this video helps! It's an extremely easy pattern, and it just flat out works. This color scheme is one of our favorites, but it can be tied in tons of different color combos. 

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Nymphs, Steelhead Flies, Trout Flies -

As the salmon eggs mature and turn into Alevin, the next phase in the salmon life cycle is the "Fry" stage. It starts to look a bit more like a minnow as the yolk sac is absorbed. The head is more defined, the parr marks start to appear, and they become a little stronger. They are better at swimming in this stage, so a swung presentation is a good way to fish this pattern.  This is a very easy fly to tie, with just a handful of materials needed. You will burn through a pack of hooks in no time. This...

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Nymphs, Steelhead Flies, Trout Flies -

This pattern has been flying under the radar, (intentionally), for a couple years now. It is absolutely lethal on Trout and Steelhead here in Michigan. It's pretty easy to tie, and once you get the hang of it, you can fill a couple rows in your box quickly. Here's a rundown of the materials used: MATERIALS:(+) add to cart Hook: Sz 8 egg hook (The Daichii New Boss Steelhead hook is nice) (+)Thread: White Gel Spun Thread 75 or 100 denier (+)Yolk Sack: Steelhead Orange McFlyFoam (any similar color will work) (+)Body: Violet Squirmito (Pink would work too) (+)Eyes: Living Eyes, 3mm, Ice (again, color...

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