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North Carolina Yellow Sally

The second fly in my Great Smoky Mountain Series, the North Carolina Yellow Sally is an excellent stonefly imitation whenever the big yellows are on…

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Posted in Great Smoky Mountain Series Nymphs The Flies

Tellico Nymph – Fly Tying Instructions

The first fly in my Great Smoky Mountain Series, the Tellico Nymph is one of the most popular fly patterns to come out of the…

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J. Stockard $50 Gift Card

This contest is over. Congratulations to A.O.N.S for winning the gift card! Hey folks, thanks for stopping by. To say thanks for helping me reach…

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Posted in Mike Valla Streamer Series Streamers The Flies

Pink Lady – Fly Tying from Mike Valla’s Classic Streamer Flybox

Another easy-to-tie streamer from Mike Valla’s “Classic Streamer Fly Box,” the Pink Lady Bucktail is a fun-to-tie, effective baitfish pattern that can be used on…

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Scientific Anglers Fly Tying Kit Giveaway

Note: the drawing for this contest was held on Sunday, August 9, 2020. Congratulations to Rachel G from Germantown, WI. Savage Flies is giving away…

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Dr. Slick Fly Tying Tool Kit Giveaway

Note: this giveaway is over. Congratulations to Deb from Conover, NC. To say thanks for my early subscribers and all the folks who have watched…

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Hazel Creek Dry Fly – Great Smoky Mountain Pattern

Named after a trout stream in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Hazel Creek Dry Fly is a pretty old pattern that not many…

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Grizzly King Wet Fly

A truly old fly pattern, the Grizzly King is reported to have been designed by Professor James Wilson (also the creator of the Professor). You…

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