This week’s Throw Back Thursday fly is the St Joe Special TBT.
I first found this fly at the Idaho Fly Fishing Company in Avery, ID during our fly fishing trip to the St. Joe River in Idaho. I always enjoy going into local fly shops to see the flies which work for their waters.
Fast forward to today and this fly has come back to me. I received a fly order for some flies I thought might work for the St. Joe River. This fly popped back from my memory and I decided to tie up a dozen for my customer.
I think it’s a cool looking fly and I enjoyed tying them.
I remembered seeing the St. Joe Special in an older Northwest Fly Fishing magazine and it included the fly pattern. I’ve since added the fly pattern sheet and hope to have a new Attractor Fly Pattern page in the near future.
Unfortunately, I don’t have the history of this fly. If you know something, please provide a Comment below.