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Summertime and PMD’s…What follows will be a smattering of patterns to cover the Western versions – to include Nymphs, Emerger/Cripples, Duns and Spinners. I have not attended, in scope, to these little crawler fellows in about seven years…so here goes…

PMD BOX SUMMER 2016

PMD BOX, Summer 2016…

TWO TONE PMD SPINNER

TWO TONE PMD SPINNER – Streeks/Variant…

HOOK: Daiichi 1110. #16 – #20

THREAD: Benecci 12/0, Yellow

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dun

WING: Lt. Dun Zelon, Kinky

THORAX: #.2 Infrequens – Nature’s Spirit

The first of Montana Guide Neale Streeks PMD patterns…All three of these included patterns have appeared in Flyfishing & Tying Journal, they are good ones…

Mat TWO TONE PMD SPINNER

Materials TWO TONE PMD SPINNER…

TWO TONE PMD SPINNERs GRP

TWO TONE PMD SPINNERs…#18 – #20…

BODY QUILL UV2 PMD SPROUT - 2

BODY QUILL UV2 PMD SPROUT EMERGER – Brooks/Variant…

HOOK:  Daiichi 1130, #16 – #18

THREAD: Lagartun 74 Denier, Brown – Under Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill – Thorax forward

SHUCK: Brown Zelon

ABDOMEN: Veevus Rusty Brown Body Quill over Lagartun thread

PARACHUTE POST: Rainy’s 1/16″ Cyl. Foam – color of choice – Yellow in this instance

THORAX: UV2 Fine & Dry, PMD

HACKLE: Whiting, Dun

A Bob Brooks pattern variant using Vevus Body Quill for the Abdomen…I like this material !!! Double it over for these small patterns…Brooks designs fly patterns for Solitude Fly

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Where Bob Brooks originated the above pattern…Hot Creek, CA…

Mat BODY QUILL UV2 PMD SPROUT EMERGER

Materials BODY QUILL UV2 PMD SPROUT EMERGER…

SPROUT PMD EMERGER

PMD SPROUT EMERGER/CRIPPLE – Brooks/Variant …

HOOK: Daiichi 1130, #16 – #18

THREAD: UTC 70 Denier,Yellow – Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill, Thorax forward

SHUCK: Brown Zelon

ABDOMEN: UTC 70 Denier, Yellow

PARACHUTE POST: Rainy’s 1/16′ cal. foam – color of choice, in this instance – White

THORAX: Fine & Dry PMD dubbing

Hackle: Whiting 100, Dun

Another Bob Brooks pattern. This patter was developed while he was the river keeper at Hot Creek. I go there once in awhile…

Mat PMD SPROUT EMERGER-CRIPPLE

Materials PMD SPROUT EMERGER/CRIPPLE…

BODY QUILL UV2 PMD SPROUT EMERGER & PMD SPROUT EMERGER-CRIPPLE GRP

SPROUTIN’ out…All #18’s…

TWO TONE PMD DUN

TWO TONE PMD DUN – Streeks/Variant…

HOOK: Daiichi 1110, #16 – #20

THREAD: Benecchi 12/0,Yellow

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dun

ABDOMEN: Micro Fine Dubbing, Sulphur Orange

PARACHUTE POST: McFlyon, Gold

THORAX: Micro Fine Dubbing, PMD, Olive Dun

HACKLE: Dun

The second Neale Sreeks  PMD dry pattern included in this series. He is among those tiers that like to hackle their parachutes with the hackle facing dull side up so that the pattern floats lower in the surface film…

Mat TWO TONE PMD DUN

Materials TWO TONE PMD DUN…

TWO TONE PMD DUNs GRP

TWO TONE PMD DUNs… #18’s…

T-47 SH PMD EMERGER

T-47 SH PMD EMERGER …

HOOK: Daiichi 1560, #16 – #18

THREAD: Danville #47 Tobacco Brown, 6/0 – Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill, thorax forward

TAIL: Lemon Woodduck over Brown Zelon

RIB: Lagartun x-fine, copper

ABDOMEN: Danville #47, 6/0, Tobacco Brown thread

THORAX: UV2 Fine & Dry, PMD

HACKLE: Hen Neck, Dun

A simple PMD soft hackle which may be fished in the surface film dead drift or swung…

Mat T-47 SH PMD EMERGER

Materials T-47 SH PMD EMERGER…

T-47 SH PMD EMERGERs GRP

T-47 SH PMD EMERGERs…#18’s…

FLOP-OVER PMD SPINNER

FLOP-OVER PMD SPINNER – Streeks/Variant …

HOOK: Daiichi 1110, #16 – #22

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dun

ABDOMEN: Micro Fine Dubbing, Sulphur Yellow

WING: White Antron Yarn

THORAX: Fine & Dry PMD Dubbing

The third of Neale Streeks PMD patterns. I tie a version of this in a BWO as well. They imitate the duns that have collapsed onto one side as the float downstream, about to give up the ghost…

Mat FLOP OVER PMD

Materials FLOP-OVER PMD SPINNER …

FLOP OVER PMDs GRP

FLOP-OVER PMD SPINNERS…#18 & #20…

MOO'S HC BANKER PMD

MOO’S HOT CREEK BANKER PMD …

HOOK: TMC 2488, #16 – #18

THREAD: Benecchi 12/0, Yellow

SHUCK: DNA Holofusion, Brown, 6-8 fibers

ABDOMEN: Working thread

THORAX: #.14 Tannish Yellow Natural Dubbing – Nature’s Spirit

HACKLE: Dun, 5-6 wraps, v-notch at bottom so it floats flush in the film

Something small and thin for Michael, in a PMD version, that is meant to be fished tight up against an undercut bank…oh yeah…

Mat MOO'S HC BANKER PMD

Materials  MOO’S HOT CREEK BANKER PMD…

MOO'S HC BANKER PMDs GRP

MOO’S HOT CREEK BANKER PMDs – #16 & #18…

FOUND LINK PMD

FOUND LINK PMD – Galloup/Variant…

HOOK:  TMC 102Y, #15 – #19

THREAD: Benecchi 12/0, Yellow

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dun

ABDOMEN: UV2 Turkey Biot – PMD – * Coat thread with Zap- A- Gap before wrapping biot for durability

THORAX: Ice Dub UV Lt. Yellow

UNDERWINGS: Zelon, Golden Ginger

WING: Premium Yearling Elk, #.49, Bleached – Nature’s Spirit

A Kelly Galloup pattern which may be found HERE. I really like this particular threader PMD patterns and have started using a lot more Coq De Leon for tailing floating May Fly patterns…

MAT FOUND LINK PMD

Materials FOUND LINK PMD…

FOUND LINK PMD'S GRP

FOUND LINK PMD’s …#17…

FOLDED FOAM PMD C-E

FOLDED FOAM PMD C/E – Matthews/Variant …

HOOK: Daiichi 1110, #16 – #18

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill

SHUCK: Zelon, Brown

ABDOMEN: Fine & Dry Dubbing, PMD

WINGCASE: Razor Foam, Translucent Dun, 1MM, doubled over and tied in at rear of thorax

HACKLE: Dun – v-notch hackleso it floats flush, in the film

Craig Matthews ties the Baetis version HERE …note that I have hackled my version though the thorax and not in front of it…just a preference…

 

Mat FOLDED FOAM PMD C-E

Materials FOLDED FOAM PMD C/E…

FOLDED FOAM PMD C-E GRP

FOLDED FOAM PMDs C/E…#18’s…

PMD BOX SUMMER 2016 HALF

PMD BOX …half-way there…

DOWNEY'S WONDER NYMPH PMD

DOWNEY’S WONDER NYMPH – PMD, Downey/Variant …

HOOK: Daiichi 1560, #14 – #18

THREAD: Uni. 8/0, Rusty Brown

TAIL: Mallard Flank, Dyed Woodduck

RIB: UTC Wire, Hot Yellow, sm

ABDOMEN: Micro Fine Dubbing, Cinnamon

THORAX: 50% Awesome Possum – Orange, chopped / 50% Ligas #.35 Medium Hare’s Ear

WING: Fluff on stem from the base of a Grizzly Hen Neck, tied in convex side up and pulled over the thorax

A Brad Downey pattern that Charlie Craven ties a version of HERE…I also tie BWO/Baetis versions of this fly…They work real good…

Mat DOWNEYS WONDER NYMPH PMD

Materials DOWNEY’S WONDER NYMPH – PMD…

DOWNEYS WONDER NYMPG PMD GRP

DOWNEY’S WONDER NYMPHs – PMD – #16’s…

UV2 DNA RS2 PMD

UV2 DNA RS2 PMD Cripple- Chung/Variant…

HOOK:  Daiichi 1110, #16 – #20

THREAD: Semperfli Nano Silk, 12/0, Yellow

SHUCK: Zelon, Brown

ABDOMEN: UV2 Turkey Biot, PMD – * Zap-A-Gap thread before wrapping for durability

WING: DNA Holofusion, White – include 3 strands of flash with white fibers

THORAX: UV2 Fine & Dry, PMD

Simple Rim Chung cripple take on the PMD…

Mat UV2 DNA RS2 PMD

Materials UV2 DNA RS2 PMD Cripple…

UV2 DNA RS2 PMD GRP

UV2 DNA RS2 PMD Cripples…#16’s…

PMD EMERGER LT OLIVE PEPER

PMD EMERGER, LT. OLIVE – Peper/Variant …

HOOK: Daiichi 1130, #14-#18

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Olive

TAIL/SHUCK: Lemon Woodduck over Brown Zelon

ABDOMEN: Goose Biot #.1 PMD – Nature’s Spirit – * use Zap-A-Gap on thread abdomen before wrapping biot for durability

UNDERWING: Zelon, Lt. Dun, Kinky

WING: #.1 Blue Dun CDC – Marc Petitjean

THORAX: Stalcup’s Micr Fine PMD, Olive Dun

This is an Eric Peper variant. Some of his other PMD patterns may be viewed HERE

Mat PMD EMERGER LT OLIVE

Materials PMD EMERGER, LT. OLIVE…

PMD EMERGERS LT OLIVE GRP

PMD EMERGERs, LT. OLIVE…#16’s…

PT & FOLDED FOAM PMD CRIPPLE

PHEASANT AND FOLDED FOAM PMD CRIPPLE – Gantner/Variant…

HOOK: Daiichi 1167, #18 – #20

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Dk. Brown – Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill – Thorax forward

SHUCK: Zelon, Brown

ABDOMEN: Rusty Brown Pheasant Tail, (Wapsi PT P051)

THORAX: (*not pictured) UV2 Fine & Dry PMD Dubbing

WING: Razor Foam, .5MM,Translucent Dun, Folded over and tied to shank

HACKLE: Dun, 6-8 wraps

These John Gantner patterns are normally tied on straight shank hooks. I wanted to try some on the Klinkhammer hooks and will be doing some BWO’s/Baetis on these Daiichi 1167 hooks in my Fall Baetis post…The hackle is tied in front of the thread at an angle, pushing the foam wing forward. Then the tread is worked through the hackle and whip finished in front of the foam wing…

 

Mat PHEASANT TAIL AND FOLDED FOAM PMD

Materials PHEASANT AND FOLDED FOAM PMD CRIPPLE…

PT & FOLDED FOAM PMD GRP

PHEASANT AND FOLDED FOAM PMD CRIPPLEs…

FIREFLY PMD TAN 2

FIRE FLY PMD (Tan)…

Hook: TMC 2488, #14 – #16

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Lt. Cahill

TAIL: Partridge, Lt. Brown

RIB: Lagartun, x-fine, Gold

ABDOMEN: Stripped Peacock Eye, Natural

WINGCASE: 10-12 Strands Fire Fly, Pearl – * Coat wit UV Resin

THORAX: Dyed Peacock, Orange

LEGS: V-Notched Partridge

BEAD: Gold Tungsten, 5/64″ or 3/32″

A Tan, small PMD Nymph – keeping with the theme that PMD nymphs appear in a wide variety of colors even in the same bio mass…

Mat FIEFLY PMD TAN

Materials FIRE FLY PMD (Tan)…

FIREFLY PMD TAN GRP

FIRE FLY PMDs (Tan)…

PMD HOLOSHIMMER NYMPH BROWN

LT. COPPER HOLOSHIMMER PMD NYMPH (Brown)…

HOOK:  Daiichi 1560, #14 -#18

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Dark Brown

TAIL: Dyed Brown Pheasant Tail

RIB: Holoshimmer #6011, Lt. Copper

ABDOMEN: Dyed Brown Pheasant Tail

WINGCASE: Medallion Sheeting, Buggy Brown – * Coat with UV Resin

THORAX: UV2 Dyed Peacock, Brown

LEGS: Dyed Brown Pheasant Tail, 3 fibers each side

BEAD: Plummeting Tungsten, Brown – sized to hook

A pheasant tail nymph done in a Dark Brown to more directly represent PMD nymphs, which vary in color ,more than any other May Fly…

Mat COPPER SHIMMER PMD BROWN

Materials LT. COPPER HOLOSHIMMER PMD NYMPH (Brown)…

COPPER SHIMMER PMD Brown GRP

LT. COPPER HOLOSHIMMER PMD NYMPHs (Brown)…

LOWRIDER PMD W&M NYMPH

LOWRIDER PMD NYMPH (Jig/Wire/Mink) …

HOOK: Umpqua/Hanak C 400BL, #16

THREAD: Under Abdomen – UTC 70 Denier, Black / Tiemco 16/0, Dark Brown, Thorax forward

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Ginger speckled

ABDOMEN: UTC Copper Brown, sm – * Coat with Dave’s Flexament

THORAX: Mink Body, natural brown

BEAD: Copper slotted Tungsten, 3/32″

This is a heavy jig version of this fly pattern which has consistently produced for me during PMD hatches…

Mat LOWRIDER PMD NYMPH

Materials LOWRIDER PMD NYMPH…

LOWRIDER PMD NYMPHs GRP

LOWRIDER PMD NYMPHs… #16’s…

SLIM ICE PMD NYMPH

SLIM ICE & ICE PMD NYMPH – Wiese/Variant…

HOOK: TMC 2488, #16 – #18

THREAD: Uni. 8/0, Rusty Brown – Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Dark Brown – Thorax forward

TAIL: Lemon Woodduck, Barred

ABDOMEN: Uni. Thread

RIB: Black Ice Thread – * Coat with Hard As Hull for durability

WINGCASE: Midge Diamond Braid, Black – * Coat with UV Resin

THORAX: Ice Dub., Pheasant Tail

LEGS: V-Notched Brown Partridge

I used Walt Wiese’s “Skinny Nymph” as a template for this pattern with some variations…

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Yeah…they work here…

Mat SLIM ICE PMD NYMPH

Materials SLIM ICE & ICE PMD NYMPH…

SLIM ICE PMD NYMPHS GRP

SLIM ICE & ICE PMD NYMPHs…

OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPH

OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPH…

HOOK:  Daiichi 1110, #16-#18

THREAD: Lagartun 74 Denier, Rusty Brown – Abdomen / Gordon Griffith 14/0 Sheer, Orange – Thorax forward

TAIL: Brown Partridge

CARAPACE (BACK):Single Strand Micro Opal Flashabou, 1/100″

ABDOMEN: Lagartun Rusty Brown Thread

RIB: Lagartun x-fine, Copper – * Coat abdomen with Hard As Hull for durability

WINGCASE/LEGS: 6 Strands Black Krystal Flash

THORAX: STS Tribal Dubbing, Fiery Brown

Keeping with the theme of thin, a PMD nymph that would probably be most effective on waters close to hillsides with Iron Ore deposits – like the Frying Pan or Stillwater River in MT.

Mat OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPH

Materials OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPH…

OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPHS GRP

OPAL & BLACK PMD NYMPHs…

QUILL N' FOAM PMD NYMPH BRN

QUILL N’ FOAM PMD NYMPH, Brown – TMC 113BLH, #14- #18…

HOOK:  TMC 113BLH, #14- #18

THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, White – Under Abdomen / Tiemco 16/0, Dk. Brown – Thorax forward

TAIL: Woodduck, Lemon, barred

ABDOMEN: Veevus Body Quill, Rust

RIB: Fine or X-fine Copper Lagartun wire  *Coat with Hard As Hull

WINGCASE: .5MM Black Razor Foam

THORAX:  #.23 PMD Brown Emergence Dubbing – Nature’s Spirit picked out  for legs

BEAD: Copper Tungsten, sized to hook

Something very thin, exactly what the abdomens on PMD’s are…

Mat QUILL & FOAM PMD NYMPH

Materials QUILL N’ FOAM PMD NYMPH…

QUILL & FOAM PMD NYMPHS GRP

QUILL N’ FOAM PMD NYMPHS…

YNP HATCH CHART

They are already hatching in some places…

 

 

PT/TB

 

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Some stuff I’ve been messing with. I use these patterns more than any other. Somewhere, every day of the year, these bugs will be present- trout prefer them and they will generally take these guys in multiple hatch situations…

mike-and-ally-pops-bday

Michael and Ally approve….two critics as harsh as TROUT!!!

bwo-snoshu-pullover

BWO SnoShu Pull Over:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#20

Shuck: Brown Zelon

Abdomen: Stalcup’s BWO Goose Biot, fringed or Flat

Thorax: Olive Beaver

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hare, pulled over thorax

Good slow water, hanging body pattern. I prefer Snow Shoe hair to CDC. It ties up well on small patterns, floats extremely well and doesn’t matte and collect dirt like CDC…

518-bwo-sparkle-snoshu

BWO SnoShu Sparkle Dun:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: TMC 100 or Daiichi 1130, # 16-#22

Shuck: Dun Zelon

Body: Stalcup’s BWO Micro Dub

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hair, clipped and pulled down at sides into a fan

Another good flat water fly. The wing is easier to tie and more durable than deer hair…

bat-wing-baetis

Bat Wing Baetis:

top-view-bat-wing-baetis

Bat Wing Baetis (Top View):

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Gray or Olive

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#20

Tail: Dun Hen Hackle Barbs

Abdomen: BWO or Olive Goose Biot ( I use Stalcup’s)

Wing: Fluffy, butt end of a Dun Hen feather, mounted convex side up and pulled over Abdomen and Bead

Abdomen: Brown or Dk. Tan Beaver

Bead: Gun Metal Glass or Black Metal

I put this pattern up earlier. This is a better photo and the top view may assist in understanding how it is tied. This fly has accounted for more Trout than any other except for the KF Emerger, whih is one of the first patterns I put up. I fish this fly from the bottom to the top of the water column…it bangs ’em all the way…

bh-krystal-flash-bwo

BH Krystal Flash BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: TMC 2488, #16-#22

Bead: Metallic Glass, x-sm

Shuck: Dun Zelon

Abdomen: 4-6 Strands of Olive and Black Krystal Flash, twisted into rope

Thorax: Peacock SLF Prism

Wingcase: 6 Strands Black Krystal Flash

Leg: Partridge, I cut out a V section in feather, tie in and pull KF over

A great searching pattern prior to a BWO/Baetis hatch. Colors may be changed to meet local inhabitants!!!

big-horn-kf-baetis-nymph

KF Baetis Nymph:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: TMC 2457 or Daiichi 1120, #16-#20

Tail: 3-6 Dun Hen Hackle Fibers

Abdomen: 4-6 Strands Peacock/Rusty Brown or Olive/Black Krystal Flash, twisted into a rope

Wingcase: 6 strands Black Krystal Flash

Thorax: Dk. Brown Hare’s Ear, picked out

A Rick Hafele pattern that really works!!! I like the Peacock/ Rusty Brown for the Owens in the Spring…Bottom to top, it nails Trout…


brn-n-olive-snoshu-bwo

Brown and Olive KF SnoShu BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#20

Tail: 6-8 Dun Hen Hackle Fibers

Abdomen: Rusty Brown/ Olive Krystal Flash, twisted into a rope, 4-6 strands

Thorax: Dk. Hare’s Ear/ Rusty Brown Antron chopped and mixed

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hare

I like to use this pattern in the Fall on the Owens when it seems the Baetis run more to a Tan/Brown color. This came about after using Craig Matthew’s Tommahawk pattern which he originally created for PMD’s on the Madison. That pattern picked up some nice fish, this picked up more…


bwo-56-nymph

BH Olive Brown KF LEG Emerger:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: Daiichi 1560, #16-#18, TMC 3761, # 16-#18

Bead: Copper

Tail: 6-8 Fibers, Mottled Brown, Hen Hackle

Abdomen: Olive Goose Biot

Rib: Danville 6/0, # 47, Tobacco Brown thread

Thorax: Dk. Hare’s Ear

Wingcase/ Legs: 6 strands Black Krystal Flash, pulled over abdomen,tied down, separated and pulled back along sides

Another Fall pattern for the Owens that I fish deep…



bwo-emerger

BWO Emerger/Biot KF:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#20

Shuck: Olive Zelon

Abdomen: BWO or Olive Goose Biot, Flat or Fringed

Thorax: Arizona Peacock Dub

Wingcase/Legs: 6 Strands Black Krystal Flash, tied in, pulled over and separated

Another flash pattern that I fish through the water column. I have found this pattern useful on the East Walker in the Spring…

cdc-baetis-emergerCDC Baetis Emerger:

Thraed: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#20

Shuck: Brown/Olive Zelon, mixed, 12-16 strands

Abdomen: Olive Pheasant Tail

Rib: Pearl Krystal Flash

Thorax: Stalcup’s BWO Micro Dub

Wing: Dun CDC Puffs (2), clipped at an angle

A great emerger pattern for the Owens and East walker when it is freezing, cloudy and buckets of water are pouring out of the sky. KEEP THE WING CLEAN…


flop-over-baetis

Flop Over Baetis…Neal Streeks…

Thread: Gordon Griffiths 14/0, Gray

Hook: TMC 101 or Daiichi 1110, #16-#22

Taik: Dun Hackle Fibers

Body: Gray Superfine or other Gray (Adams) Dub /Flyrite poly

Wing: Black Hi-Vis or Enrico Puglisi EP Fibers for existing light conditions (black,pink,orange or white)

A good expended/cripple BWO/Baetis Pattern that came from the Flyfishing & Tying Journal. I like this fly during a hatch along slower water near banks and especially in back eddys. The black wing helps me on cloudy days and yes, it is supposed to drift on it’s side…

foam-wing-mcgee-bwo

Pheasant and Folded Foam (a ‘la McGee):

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

HooK: TMC 5262 #16-#18 or Mustad 9671 # 14-#20

Tail/Shuck: Dun Zelon

Abdomen: Olive Pheasant Tail

Rib: Green Metallic Wapsi Wire, x-sm

Hackle: Grizzly Dyed Dun, Rooster, tied behind wing at an angle

Wing: 2mm furniture packing foam, tilted forward

This is a John Gantner pattern that appears in the Winter 2009 issue of Flyfishing and Tying Journal. I have not used it yet but it looks real “fishy” and based on John Gantner’s rep. I believe it is a winner. The McGee part come from a BWO abdomen that Allen McGee uses for one of his BWO soft hackles. I will report on this flies’ effectiveness later…



gamma-hackle-snoshu-bwo

Gamma SnoShu Hackle BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: Gammakatsu C15-BV, #16-#18

Shuck: Olive Zelon

Abdomen: BWO Turkey Biot, Fringed

Thorax: Stalcup’s BWO Micro Dub

Hackle: Grizzly Dyed Dun, Rooster

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hare

gamma-olive-biot-hackle-snoshu-baetis

Gamma Olive Biot SnoShu Hackle Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: Gammakatsu C15-BV, #16-#18

Shuck: Light Olive Zelon

Abdomen: Olive Turkey Biot, Fringed

Thorax: Dark Hare’s Ear

Hackle: Grizzly Dyed Dun, Rooster

Wing: Snow Shoe Hare, Dun

These Gammakatsu hooks are recent arrivals, so I have not had an opportunity to fish these flies. I know exactly where I want to place one in a spot on the Owens…a full report will follow…


glassbead-hot-creek-bwo-nymph

GB Hot Creek Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown or Black

Hook: TMC 3761, # 16-#20

Bead: Pearl, x-sm

Tail: Partridge Fibers

Abdomen: Blended Dk. Hare’s Mask and Olive Hare’s Mask, 70/30

Rib: Pearl Krystal Flash

Thorax: Same blend as Abdomen with Rusty Brown Angora Goat, Olive Angora Goat fibers Mixed, 70/15/15

Wingcase: 12 strands, sm Black Holo Tinsel

A Yvonne Gaines pattern. She uses the TMC 5263 hook in size # 16 and omits a wing case. I have tweaked it to more emulate a BWO/Baetis. I like her blend choices. We will see how this works…I’ll let Michael try this one – he loves Hot Creek…


grey-olive-bwo-emerger-snoshu

Grey Olive SnoShu Puff Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: TMC 2487 or Daiichi 1130, #16-#22

Shuck: Light Olive Zelon

Abdomen: BWO Goose Biot, Fringed

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hare, thick, clipped at an angle

Thorax: Stalcup’s BWO ( Brown/Olive) Micro Dub

This is a floater!! !And, it lasts so much longer than the same pattern with CDC…

gun-metal-baetis2

Gun Metal HE Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: Daiichi 1560, #16-#18 or TMC 3761, #16-#18

Bead: Gunmetal

Tail: Brown Hen

Abdomen: Light Hare’s Ear

Thorax: Dk.Hare’s Ear mixed with Rusty Brown Antron, 80/20

Rib: x-sm copper wire

Wingcase/Legs: Black Krystal Flash or Pearl Krystal Flash, 6 strands, tied back and separated

An excellent searching pattern, fished deep…

haren-hen-baetis

Hare’n Hen Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: TMC 3761, # 16-#20

Tail: Mottled Brown Hen

Abdomen: Lt. Hare’s Ear mixed with Rusty Brown Antron, 70/30

Thorax: Dk. Hare’s Ear

Rib: Rusty Brown Krystal Flash

Wingcase: 12 strands sm Black, Holo Tinsel

Good Fall Baetis pattern fished through the water column. I sometime use this fly as a trailer behind a Seal Bugger…

matthews-sparkle-dun-bwo

Matthew’s Sparkle Dun BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Gray or Olive

Hook: TMC 900BL

Shuck: Dun or Olive Zelon

Body: Stalcup’s BWO or Olive/Brown Micro Dub

Wing: Coastal Deer Hair, Fanned

Craig Matthews classic slow water pattern…

mercury-gb-baetis

Mercury GB Baetis:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: TMC 200R, #16-#20

Bead: Glass Mercury

Shuck: Light Olive Zelon

Abdomen: Olive Biot, Fringed

Thorax: Olive Hare’s Ear with chopped Olive Antron, 70/30

Wingcase: 2 strands Geen Krystal Flash covered with Olive Swiss Straw (Raffia)

Legs: Olive Zelon

A Rocky Mountain fly that has caught several fish for me on the East Walker…heh,heh…


mike-lawson-floating-bwo

ML’s Floating DH BWO :

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Gray

Hook: TMC 100, #16-#20

Shuck: Brown Zelon( over entire body, helde in place by ribbing)

Rib: Largutan, fine copper wire

Abdomen: Pheasant tail Fibers

Thorax: Stalcup’s BWO Micro Dub

Wingcase: Natural Deer Hair ( Coastal)

Mike Lawson’s classic floating BWO. I also tie it with Olive Zelon, Olive Pheasant tail and green metallic wire…


owens-red-thread-nymph-bwo

Owens Red Thread BWO Nymph:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: Daiichi 1130, #18-#22

Tail: Pheasant tail Fibers (3)

Abdomen: Lt. Olive uni. 8/0

Rib: Largutan fine Copper wire

Bead: 1/16 Copper

Abdomen: Olive Hare’s Ear – picked out

Wingcase: 6 strands Black or Pearl Krystal Flash

Collar: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Red

Every so often, those picky Browns in the Owens River go for something with a touch of red in it, I created this for those occasions…


owens-red-thread-bwo

CB Hare BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Brown

Hook: Daiichi 1130 #18-#22

Bead: 1/16 Copper

Tail/Shuck: Brown/Olive Zelon

Abdomen: Hare’s Ear – Medium (#3)

Rib: Wapsi, x-sm red wire

Abdomen: Dk. Hare’s Ear

Wingcase: 6 strands Black or pearl Krystal Flash

Something else with a hint of red for Mr. Brown…

snoshu-sparkle-dun-bwo

SnoShu Sparkle Dun:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Olive

Hook: TMC 2488, #16-#20

Shuck: Olive Zelon

Shuck: Olive Goose Biot, Fringed

Abdomen: Rainbow Sow Scud dubbing mixed with Olive Antron (chopped) 50/50

Wing: Dun Snow Shoe Hare

Surprise for big Browns, love this hook it’s gap, it’s strength….


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Wyatt’s Deer Hair Emerger BWO:

Thread: Gordon Griffith’s 14/0, Black

Hook: Daiichi 1130, #16-#18

Abdomen: Olive Hare’s Ear

Rib: Uni. 8/0, Black -tied in mid hook

Thorax: Spiky Olive Hare’s Ear, picked out

Wing: Deer Hair (Coastal)

Bob Wyatt’s DHE. Only wing and thorax should be treated with flotant. Abdomen hangs below the surface film. I’ve used this on the East Walker, below the dam with some success….


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