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Hatch Profile – Brown Drakes: Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Hatch Profile – Brown Drakes: Three Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Brown Drakes (Ephemera simulans) are to fly fishers what the New Kids on the Block were to teenage girls in 1990. If they made mayfly posters, you would definitely have one of a Brown Drake on the wall in your bedroom. You would do anything in your power to go see...
Big Sky Anglers Featured Fly – Jojo’s Para Shuck Flav

Big Sky Anglers Featured Fly – Jojo’s Para Shuck Flav

Originator:  Joe Moore, BSA Co-owner Hook: MFC 7000, Barbless MFC 7000KBL, or equivalent.  Size 14 Thread: Danville 6/0 Rusty Brown or your choice Tail/Trailing Shuck: Sparkle Emerger Yarn – Brown Abdomen: Superfine Dry Fly Dubbing, Olive Thorax: Olive Goose...
Hatch Profile – Gray Drakes: Four Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

Hatch Profile – Gray Drakes: Four Geeky Bug Facts That Will Help You Catch More Fish

If you fish in Big Sky Country, or anywhere else trout live, you undoubtedly know about Drakes. If you don’t, you should. They are the kings of all mayflies. Their size (#10-12) commands respect, and demands attention from fish and fishermen alike. The most famous of...
Phil’s Favorites for Yellowstone Country

Phil’s Favorites for Yellowstone Country

  Phil Rowley is a well-known Canadian angler who has made a real name among the stillwater fly fishing community alongside his good buddy Brian Chan.  His love of fly fishing has taken him across North America and beyond pursuing trout, Atlantic and Pacific...