Category Archives: Full Range

Straggle String Czech Nymphs by Paul Shurtleff

Simple and easy to tie, these Straggle String Czech nymphs are highly effective and a productive fly pattern to use in waters containing “Hydropsyche” (or “Hydros” for short, also called “net spinner”) caddis larvae… These are a form of caddis larvae that build nets of silk instead of cases to live in. They are caseless free living […]

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Nano Silk Hook Breaking Test – 18/0!

This is really real! Nano Silk 18/0 breaks a hook in the vice!  Gary Barnes, who is not only an excellent tyer with the finest eye for detail, but is is very proud to have his flies included in the Catskill Museum of Fly Tying, demonstrates just how strong Nano Silk is yet so very […]

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