Worms on the brain

It is early-December and I am starting to tie flies for both my commercial clients and for the big fly fishing show here in Calgary. I have written a lot for Fly Fusion magazine about how my Acetate Anchor Worm is the key to my nymphing system as it gets both flies right on the bottom where the trout are. … Read More

March is here!

I am so excited because March is here and this is the time that I think of fly fishing again and those huge honking Brown Trout that I catch on the Bow River south of the city. Fishing is extremely simple, I nymph with only 5 or 6 flies: The Evil Weevil (of course!), Red Devil, BWO Killer, Acetate Worm, … Read More

Learn your Entomology

While attending and presenting at the fly fishing show in Calgary I met alot of people who were selling all sorts of stuff from fly rods to fly tying materials and trips to all over the planet. Most of the booths and events had alot of interesting products or lessons, however one of the most overlooked topics at the show … Read More

The Greatest Nymph Combo you will ever fish !!

This was the second year that I had the opportunity to have my own table at the Western Canadian Fly Fishing Exposition here in Calgary. I had a number of people who purchased my combo box of Evil Weevils and Acetone Anchor Worms at the previous show and confirmed that these two flies fished together is indeed the best nymphing … Read More

Blue Berry Bug Pattern

Blue Berry Bug   Originator: Jeremy Davies Hook: Standard dry fly hook sz 8-14 Thread: Black Uni-Thread 8/0 Body: Dark blue foam wrapped Shellback: Medium blue foam Wing: Medium blue foam Indicator: Orange yarn Legs: Black rubber legs