The original fly is tied with CDC. I find that EP provides just as delicate of a presentation but has the advantage that you aren't limited to high priced silicone floatant. CDC flies, no matter how well you manage them and dry them, always, always eventually sink. Which means I have to spend time switching out flies.Read More
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I've been planning this trip for years. This was a birthday trip designed to entertain a gaggle of kids and for the kid in me.
My first fascination with Dinosaur National Monument began in the 4th grade. I chose to do a presentation on Duchesne county because at its far eastern border lay Dinosaurland.Read More
This fly has accounted for a disproportionate number of fish and it's my goto searching pattern. The wool yarn body in Shetland Spindrift Oyster is incredibly buggy.Read More
This was the most fun expedition of the lot. I was fishing a stream that was new to me high in the Uintas. Although it wasn't packed full of trout the water just looked fishy. With lots of little S curves and waist deep drops there were plenty of places to fish.
The cutties had a tan camo look to them which is unique.
Even these little guys love a killer bug.
I landed the biggest trout of the bunch tailing just below a root ball.
Word of warning: the gravel is deep in some spots and very unstable. I took a dunk when the edge of a deep pool avalanched sending me bass ackwards into the icy mountain water.
I figure if I'm gonna catch a fish on eggs it should be a cool egg.Read More