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Free Saturday Fly Tying

These popular and free fly tying “classes” are open to everyone, be it your first fly or your 100,000th.  We have extra materials, tools and vises.  You show up and let us know what you’d like to learn, practice, or perfect.  We will move around the class helping you with your individual flies.  We have two instructors on site.  These sessions are held in our restaurant.  We do ask that you email RSVP to [email protected] ahead of time so we can be sure to have enough room.

Previous Fishing Reports

Brown Bugs

Brown bugs:  The mixed bag of spinners on mid-May evenings.   It used to be that we tried to identify all of them, but our old friend Dennis B just called them “brown bugs” and that suited us better.  What are we talking about?  Siphloplectons, Borchers Drakes, March Browns, Hendricksons, Mahoganies.  Sizes 12-16s.   Fished far and fine on one size lighter tippet than we think prudent, and to trout that want the first drift done right.  Mixed into these brown bugs are

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Catching Colds

It’s been a week of bugs.  Hendricksons are something of a solo performance.  They can be awesome…or they can cancel the show all together.  But now that we’re well into May, we enter something more harmonious.  There is no star of the next show.  On a short early-evening float, we saw popcorn caddis, black caddis, mahogany duns, mahogany spinners, light hendrickson duns, light hendrickson spinners, hendrickson duns, hendrickson spinners, Siphloplectons (aka the “neverfalls”), yellow sally stones.  That’s just in a two

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