Winter Dry Fly Fishing Tips by Allen Gardner The Winter Hatches including insects, sizes, colors and fly suggestions. When you can fish dry flies in winter? How you should fish dry flies during the winter months? Where you can find rising trout during winter? Time of Day For the best times of day, focus on […]
Flies Archives - Missouri Trout Fisherman's Association - Springfield Chapter
This month we had a fly tying night instead of a regular presentation. Everyone who attended enjoyed it and learned something. Sorry I couldn’t get better fly shots.
Do you have this Fly Tier’s Gauge. Check it out. Go to PDF Downloads and eBooks in PDF Format on this web site.
If you want to learn how to caught fish like the one Dave Tucker has in his hand, go to PDF Downloads and eBooks in PDF format on this web site. There you can read the article and even download it to your phone or computer.
I am happy to report that the line did not freeze to the guides and my reel never froze up. Larry Olson and I took advantage of our last opportunity to fish in 2017. There were more people there than we expected but we didn’t have to crowd anybody. We each caught a few. Most […]
In Larry Wegmann’s article, Midges, he writes, “I discovered the photo of an emerging pupa with gill filaments and added this to my new flies. I waited for the most difficult time to try the gilled midge, a clear blue sky at noon. The pool I was fishing provided 20 trout that morning. Jerry Jester […]
Go to MTFA’s web page and under the Resource tab, you will find the new folder – PDF Downloads and Ebooks in Pdf Format. Check it out.
Check out the new fly that have been added to MTFA’s Fly Tying Recipes on this web site. We have taken the Root Beer Midge and per Larry Wegmann suggestion, added the filaments. Larry said that this has been doing astoundingly good. Larry is planning on writing an article for the newsletter with full explanation […]
Nylon is a strong, lightweight, thin, single continuous fiber and does not absorb water. It is a great material for fly tying but you will have to search for it in other places than your local fly shop. Once you find it, you are going to have to take a little time and effort getting […]
Go to Fly recipes on MTFA’s web site and get this fly to tie. This is a fly that Mike Swederska developed during a hatch at Bennett Springs. I have made a few changes and that is why I call it a variant.