Piscator Flies

Bring on Spring with the Lunar Warrior Jig Fly

Posted by Darren MacEachern on

Bring on Spring with the Lunar Warrior Jig Fly
The Lunar Warrior was inspired by the famous Rainbow Warrior designed by Lance Egan. This version is tied on a Firehole 516 jig hook, but could also be tied on a standard nymph hook as well. My pattern has evolved a couple of times since it’s inception...

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The Howard Norton Special Steelhead and Salmon Fly

Posted by Darren MacEachern on

The Howard Norton Special Steelhead and Salmon Fly
The Howard Norton Special is a fly from the popular series of Comet patterns. This Comet pattern was originated by Howard Norton of Sebastopol, CA. The fly was tied to be fished in the Russian River and gained popularity along the west coast steelhead corridor from California up to British Columbia.

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Free Streamers 365 Digital Download

Posted by Darren MacEachern on

Free Streamers 365 Digital Download
We're giving away free copies of the Streamers 365 digital format for the first 20 anglers to use the code FREEDIGITAL at checkout. No purchase necessary.

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Tying a Hottie Midge Fly Pattern (Tyler Boroff)

Posted by Darren MacEachern on

Tying a Hottie Midge Fly Pattern (Tyler Boroff)
The Hottie Midge is a good fly for tying into smaller sizes (18-22) and I use a razor blade to trim threads thus avoiding messy tags under the resin. If you don't have resin to work with, your regular head cement should work well, giving the fly a double coat at the thorax.

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