The Carson from Chris Reeves

The Carson from Chris Reeves

The Carson from Chris Reeves Photos and text from Chris Reeves An Irish Mayfly pattern. Step by step instructions The Carson is a pattern designed for fishing on the loughs of Ireland. The usual method of fishing is “Short lining” from a drifting boat and this...
Elkins Special Streamer

Elkins Special Streamer

Elkins Special Streamer Hook:  Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook #2-6 7x Tail: Ewing olive hen Body: Uni-yarn burnt orange Rib:  Flat copper tinsel Belly:  White bucktail  Throat:  Ewing olive hen Wing: Ewing signature series burnt orange saddles 2 per side Shoulder:...
Sanborn Streamer

Sanborn Streamer

Sanborn Streamer Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook sizes 2-8 7x and 9 x Thread: Black Tag flat gold tinsel Body: Black floss Rib: flat gold tinsel Wing: 4 Ewingfeatherbirds yellow saddle hackles Throat: Yellow hackle barbs beard style Cheeks: jungle cock or...
Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher

Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher

Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher Written by Russ S Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Cruncher There are only a few flies from my humble beginnings that have stayed with me over the 50 odd years that I have been fly fishing, but the Gold Ribbed Hares Ear in all its various...
Dr. Milne Streamer Fly

Dr. Milne Streamer Fly

Dr. Milne Streamer Fly Partridge CS17-7X #2 or 4 Heritage Streamer Hook Tag: Four or Five turns of narrow gold tinselTail: Golden pheasant crest feathers curving upward Body: Yellow chenille Wings: Black bear hair followed by 4 gray saddles longShoulder: Brown mallard...
Blue Devil

Blue Devil

Blue Devil Hook: Partridge Carrie Stevens CS15Body: red flossRib:  silver tinselBelly: 6 peacock herls past the bend of the hook, sparse white bucktail past the bend of the hookWing: 2 Ewing orange saddles with 2 Ewing blue saddles outside of them and slightly shorter...