Ray Bergman Dark Spinner

Ray Bergman Dark Spinner

This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Ray Bergman Dark Spinner. The Ray Bergman Dark Spinner is a wet fly listed in his book entitled Trout (1940 – fourth printing) on page 38, Plate No. 2. I usually tie just one fly for my TBT posts. I’m not trying to make them perfect, just…

Ray Bergman Olive Dun

Ray Bergman Olive Dun

This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Ray Bergman Olive Dun. The Olive Dun is a Ray Bergman dry fly listed in his book entitled Trout (1940 – fourth printing) on page 123, Plate No. 6. As I’ve mentioned many times, I enjoy highlighting a Bergman wet fly because it forces me to sit…

Create Your First Fly Box

Create Your First Fly Box

Did you happen to read my post last week entitled Simply Identify Bugs Fish Eat? I explained the three basic insects you’ll find on the river, a caddis, mayfly, and stonefly. This week’s post takes the next step to help create your first fly box with flies to imitate these bugs. If you’ve fly fished…

Ready for October Caddis?

Ready for October Caddis?

It’s late September and October will be here before we know it. Can you believe Summer is almost over? I just finished a fly order for some October Caddis and that got me thinking about checking my fly boxes to see if I have enough flies for myself! Are you ready for October Caddis? I was…

Caddis Time

Caddis Time

It’s the middle of summer and that means it’s caddis time. Yes, all those spots are caddis…thousands and thousands of them. You might recognize this image a little better.

Light Blow

Light Blow

This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Light Blow. The Light Blow is another Ray Bergman wet fly listed in his book entitled Trout (1940 – fourth printing) on page 84, Plate No. 5.