If you’ve been following my posts lately, you know I’ve been working on a project to complete a box of flies for the Crooked River. Well, it’s finished. Here are the Crooked River Flies – done!
These flies are variations of established fly patterns created by Bill Seitz, who I call “Crooked River Bill.” He catches fish on the Crooked River…and I mean LOTS of fish.
While I don’t fish the Crooked River much, my initial goal was to document Bill’s flies he shared in our local Central Oregon Flyfisher’s newsletter in a more usable form. Let me know if I’ve achieved my goal.
If you want to know the reasons they work, check out my previous Crooked River Flies post. I discuss biomass, fly size, profile, segmentation, hot spots and flash, and UV material…important concepts for Bill’s flies.
But back to the flies.
So count ’em up…you should reach 8 dozen…96 flies!
Row 1 (Top)
- WK Thread Body Mayfly Nymph with hot spot #18
- WK Thread Body Mayfly Nymph #18
- WK Thread Body Mayfly Nymph #16
Row 6 (Bottom)
So there you have it. My box of Crooked River Flies – done!
If you fish the Crooked River, be sure to use a few of these fly patterns and let me know how they work!
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