Every fly fisherman has a wooly bugger pattern and this is the one that I tie and have had much success on. As you will notice in the video, I tie in a long tail and do so because you can always trim the tail while on the water. This pattern is a trout killer and I have taken some of my largest fish on black with a splash of gold flashabou. I also like this pattern on sunny days for bass and retrieve it somewhat quickly over vegetation or parallel to weedy edges. It is an easy fly to tie and frankly can be used for anything from bluegills to tarpon…so get them.
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Welcome back to another video with FlyFishingWithJeff. You hear the term ‘match the hatch’ thrown around …. a lot. Mostly, it is used in dry fly fishing for trout and the many hatches of insects/bugs that come off each year. The match the hatch mindset can also be very effective when streamer fishing. In this […]
We’re having another YouTube Live Event on Sunday, March 21st at 7pm (EST). Tune in to my account (https://www.youtube.com/c/FlyFishingWithJeff) and I will once again discuss some relevant fly fishing topics and a variety of other interesting items. If you have a question that you think is viable and pertinent … and can be answered via […]
Let me start this off by saying I am NOT a professional fly tier … but over many years I have become proficient at several different streamers. Tying flies has without question made me a better fly fisherman … period! Putting the two arts together has allowed me to be a ‘deeper’ thinker while fly […]
Very seldom do I find a product that both makes sense and actually works like it is supposed to … The Knot Kneedle is just such a product. I was out in Missouri this past weekend and decided to fish the last hour of catch/release at Roaring River. I had already shot a video the […]