Wishing everyone holiday greetings of a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from RiverKeeper Flies!
I hope you were on Santa’s “good list” this year and received an item or two for your fly fishing adventures in 2020.
If you’ve been reading the posts from this year’s fly fishing road trip, you might have noticed how many of the fish we caught took ant patterns. In this week’s post, I thought I would highlight my favorite ant fly patterns. I’m always amazed how well ant fly patterns work. I’ve experienced how almost any…
We headed over Chief Joseph pass into the Bitterroot Valley after leaving Salmon, ID. As I mentioned in my last Fall Fly Fishing Road Trip post, this trip was spontaneous. We ended up fly fishing the Bitterroot, Big Hole, and Beaverhead rivers on our way east. Yellowstone National Park was a destination as well. We…
Yes, it’s that time again. It’s time to highlight a few odds and ends that are happening around RiverKeeper Flies. Because the holiday season is approaching, I decided to randomly select two of my Subscribers and send them a dozen of my custom flies. Look and see if your name is at the bottom of this…
This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is the Darling…another fly pattern from Ray Bergman’s book Trout. I looked out the window this morning while tying the Darling and saw this flock of turkeys! Coincidence? The wing is TURKEY! Darling Body: Black dubbing Tip: Orange floss Tail: Golden pheasant crest Hackle: Furnace brown Wing: Brown Turkey Tied…
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…
Merry Christmas and the best for the holidays to Karen and yourself, John! I subscribed to your blog after your last COF presentation and regret not having done so before. Good writing, good prespective, good flys!
Personal thanks as well to both of you for ALL your contributions to the club and its activities as well. Wouldn’t be the same organization without you! Thanks and Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas to you and Karen. Thanks for the good instruction all year and the informative articles on Riverkeeper Flies.
Merry Christmas from the Johnson’s in AZ.
Thanks for all your educational Articles throughout the year! I read the all but don’t respond often because I often can’t pass your security ?
Happy new years.
Max and Linda
Merry Christmas Max. Hope you are enjoying warmer weather in AZ,
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and best wishes to you both toward another safe and successful year at the vise and on the water.
Donna and Wayne
Merry Christmas to you and Donna!
Merry Christmas John, all the best to you and yours for the holidays and through the new year. Thank you for all your posts and have a great year.
Thanks for the Comment Jimbo…Merry Christmas.
Hi John & Karen,
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Beatty’s to you and yours there in Oregon. See you soon! Take care & …
Tight Lines – Gretchen & Al Beatty
Thanks Al. Merry Christmas to Gretchen and you as well.