small dry fly pattern for the summer

On warm summer evenings as we currently have, a lot of different insects swarm an hatch, and the trouts rise to a great variety of things. In probably 95% of the time I am fishing a small around pattern, which does not immitate anything special but just looks somewhat buggy, is naturally colored and rather small. An the trouts seem to like it!

CDC deerhair dun

During summer I sometimes struggle to tell to which of the many different insects the fish are currently rising. A pattern that ALWAYS works is this pattern created by Christian Kuchelmeister. This fly has caught a large variety of fish in difficult situations, from Slovenian […]

Extended Foam Body Mayfly

Here is another mayfly pattern, that I tie and use regularly. Its body is made of foam, which makes it almost unsinkable… and it catches fish! I caught some of my biggest dryfly browns on this pattern. Here is what you need: Hook Partridge Klinkhamer […]