fly of the month

Fly of the Month – Thunder Creek Minnow

Guest Blogger + FOM Tyer: Mike Klein, Bozeman, Montana In the 1970s, Keith Fulsher, a commercial fly tier from New York, popularized the Thunder Creek Minnow style of baitfish streamer.  The reverse bucktail style head enabled larger heads and eyes on otherwise slender baitfish patterns.  The style has been widely adapted to both fresh and saltwater species.  Although a relatively simple pattern to tie, creating… Read More »Fly of the Month – Thunder Creek Minnow

Fly of the Month – Jay of the Wood

Fred Klein Author, Fly tyer and fisher of early traditional flies. Fly fishing historian, author and speaker. It was a morning that seemed to be made for a fly fisherman. A cloudless blue sky and crystal clear river flowing strong, fed from many cold spring streams beginning their journey high in the Appalachian Ridges. The early morning shadows were receding to bright sunshine in the… Read More »Fly of the Month – Jay of the Wood

Fly of the Month – Svend’s Cray Cray

J. Stockard Pro Tyer: Erik Svendsen, Provo, UT You can find Erik @ instagram.com/svenddiesel/ and facebook.com/svend.diesel.9 If you love fishing crayfish patterns this is a must have for your box. It is a combination of many patterns I have tied and tested over the years and finally love the way this one fishes and is tied. There is nothing new about some of the things I… Read More »Fly of the Month – Svend’s Cray Cray