Videos by Feather Flinger

Last Chance Cripple (PMD)

Rene Harrop killed it with this pattern. One of my go-to patterns when the trout are giving your offerings the middle fin. CDC seems to be the ticket with picky/pressured trout.

Material List:

Thread: Orvis 12/0 Brown
Hook:Dai-Riki #305 sz. 16
Shuck: Rust Emerger Dubbing
Tail: Lemon Wood Duck Fibers
Body: Brown Goose Biot
Thorax: PMD Fine Dry Fly Dubbing
Hackle: Grizzly Cape
Wing: Light Dun CDC

Chub Minnow

This is an effective and super easy Chub Minnow pattern designed to be fished on a sinking line.
Material List:

Thread: Uni 6/0 White

Hook: Orvis 9034 size 6
Tail: Pearl Ice Dub / Grizzly Zonker Strip (Cut in Half)
Body: Rootbeer Palmer Chenille size medium
Head: Senyo's Laser Dub in Silver Minnow Belly

Moose Hair Chironomid

It's no secret that mids are consistent stillwater producers. This Moose Hair Chironomid always has a place in my stillwater fly box. UV resins make these flies far less time consuming and much easier to tie. Tie a few up and give them a shot!

Material List:

Thread: UTC 70 black

Hook: Daiichi 1130 #12
Rib: Moose Hair
Thorax: Root beer krystal flash
Wing Buds: Spirit River Flex-Floss - Red
Resin: Clear Cure Goo Hydro

Guides Choice Hare's Ear

If I could only pick one fly to take to a water I have never fished it would definitely be the Guides Choice Hare's Ear. I use it in numerous applications from streams to still water. Swing it, drift it or strip it. Just tie one on and catch fish!

Material List:
Thread: UTC 70 FL. Fire Orange
Hook: Umpqua U103 #16
Bead: 2.4mm Gold
Tail: Pheasant Tail
Rib: UTC Ultrawire Br Size
Dubbing: Hare's Ear
Thorax: Peacock Hurl
Soft Hackle: Hungarian Partridge

Czech Nymph

This Czech style nymph has treated us really well lately on our local rivers.

Materials:
Thread: Danville 6/0 flymaster oliver
Hook: Umpqua U202 #12 (10-12 wraps .015 lead free wire)
Body: Canadian Olive Simi Seal.
Hot Spot: UV Ice Dub Fl. Pink
Head/Thorax: 50/50 Ice Dub UV Brown and Natural Squirrel Dubbing.
Ribbing: 3x Tippit Material
Shell back: Thin Skin Clear/Black Specs

Sex Dungeon

One of my favorite streamer patterns created by Kelly Galloup.

Materials:

Thread: Olive UTC 140 and Danville's 210 Denier Waxed Flymaster Plus for the Deer Hair

Rear Hook: Umpqua U301 #6
Tail: Marabou and crystal flash
Body: Hairline Ice Dub
Hackle: Schlappen
Legs: MFC Centipede Legs

Articulation Point: Beadlon and craft beads

Front Hook: Daiichi 1750 #4
Eyes: Lead Eyes Size Large in Red
Body: Hairline Ice Dub
Hackle: Schlappen
Legs: MFC Centipede Legs
Head: Spun Deer Hair