Magic May Mayfly | Peter Butler

RECIPE:

Moose mane tail
Red Polish Quill body with Gulff Thinman UV resin
Whitlocks SLF sowbug tan dubbing ball to help the wings stand up
Mandarin Duck wings
Pearl Semperfli Semperflash
Dubbing loop with Whiting’s gray Brahma hen and wood duck dyed CDC
Semperfli 12/0 brown nano silk
Partridge size 12 Ideal Dry Fly Hook
Tied on a Renzetti Master Vise

Cascade Muddler Variant | Félix Lamoureux

Hook: Size 7 2051 Daiichi hook (Spey hook) Thread: Black Uni-Thread 8/0 Tail: Orange and yellow bucktail w/ a few strands of yellow Krystal flash Tag & Rib: Small silver oval tinsel Body: First half: Large silver holographic tinsel; Second half: Black Floss Throat: Brown wet-fly hackle. Wing: Black arctic fox over a few strands of black Krystal flash Hackle: Yellow hen hackle under spun orange deer body

Trout System Highlight | Simi Minnow

Hook: 3x long Streamer hook sz 4-12

Thread: Ted or black Uni-Thread 8/0

Bead: Silver or Black Nickel

Body: Silver Holographic tinsel, a few wraps of lead

Thorax: Simi Seal Dubbing grey/silver

Tail: Flourescent White marabou, krystal Flash

The Simi Minnow is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

Trout System Highlight | Evil Weevil

Hook: Scud Hook sz 10-18

Thread: Olive or black Uni-Thread 8/0

Bead: Gold reg or tungsten

Body: Arizona Dubbing Light Peacock

Thorax: Arizona Dubbing Natural Peacock

Wingcase: Uni-Mylar Pearl

Tail: Female Ringneck pheasant Fibers

Legs: Brown goose biots

Rib: Fine Gold wire

The Evil Weevil is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

Trout System Highlight | BWO Killer

Hook: Scud Hook sz 14-22

Thread: Olive or black Uni-Thread 8/0

Bead: Gold reg or tungsten

Body: Olive Uni-Thread

Thorax: Ice Dubbing Olive

Tail: Brown or Olive Floss

Rib: Fine Gold wire

The BWO Killer is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

Trout System Highlight | Blue Dog Chironomid

Hook: Scud sz 12-18

Thread: Blue or Black 8/0 Uni-thread

Bead: Blue, black or nickel silver

Body: Blue Holographic tinsel

Thorax: Blue Ice Dubbing

Gill: Fluorescent Orange Antron Yarn

Rib: Orange or Fluorescent orange wire

The Blue Dog Chironomid is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

Trout System Highlight | Thorax Weevil

Hook: Standard dry fly hook sz 10 to 18

Thread: Olive or Black Uni-Thread 8/0

Body: light olive antron dubbing

Thorax: Arizona Dubbing Natural Peacock

Wing: White Antron

Tail: Black Antron

Hackle: Grizzly

Rib: Black thread

The Thorax Weevil is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

Trout System Highlight | Weezy’s Weevil

Hook: Scud Hook sz 10-14

Thread: Olive Uni-Thread 8/0

Bead: Black or Black Nickle

Body: Ice Dubbing pink

Thorax: Ice Dubbing Purple

Wingcase: Uni-Mylar Pearl

Tail: Female Ringneck pheasant Fibers

Legs: Grey goose biots

Rib: Wapsi Purple wire brassie

Weezy’s Weevil is one of 6 patterns recommended by Jeremy Davies for his “patented” Trout System.  Check out the full article in the Winter 2021/22 issue of Fly Fusion Magazine!

End of the Line | Intruder Alert!

If you have picked up a copy of the Fall issue of Fly Fusion, you are already enjoying the artful tying of Irene Vucko (@speygirl)!  Well, here’s one more bonus pattern along with the full recipe so you can try your hand at tying a few beauties for your fall fishing!

Freestyle Spey #3

Hook:      Salmon Wet Fly

Thread: Purple Textreme, 6/0

Tag:          Fine Oval Silver Tinsel

Tip:           Purple Glo Brite Floss

Tail:          Golden Pheasant Crest, Chartreuse

Butt:        Peacock Herl

Body:      Rear Half: Charcoal Floss

Front Half: Blue Pheasant Rump, palmered over 50/50 blend of Charcoal Seal dubbing & Purple Ice Dubbing

Rib:          Medium Oval Silver Tinsel

Collar:     Teal Flank, Purple

Wing:       Grizzly Hackle Tips, Blue

Shoulder: smaller Purple Pheasant Rump, Jungle Cock

LL’s Perdigon Torch | Landon Lacroix

LL’s Perdigon Torch

Hook: Daiichi 4647 Size 16

Bead: MFC Slotted Tungsten Lucent Bead-Orange

Thread: Uni 6/0w-Doc Blue

Tail: Calftail-Orange

Body: Veniard Stripped Quill-Orange

UV: Solarez Bone Dry

Wingcase: Solarez Thick/Hard and Solarez UV Fly Finish-Black

 

Featured in “End of the Line” in the Summer 2021 issue of Fly Fusion