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10 Proven BC Still Water Fly Patterns

10 Proven BC Still Water Fly Patterns Earlier this year flyguys.net teamed up with Brandyn and BC Interior Fly Tying, and in an introductory production developed a video series showcasing 10 Proven BC Still Water Fly Patterns for the trophy … Continue reading

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Screaming Viking | Green Red Butt Chironomid Pupa Fly

The Screaming Viking Green Red Butt Chironomid Pupa Fly Like it’s predecessor, the Bleeding Limey, the Screaming Viking (Green Red Butt Chironomid Pupa Fly) was borne out of necessity. The original was needed so that those little green red butt … Continue reading

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Zucchini Chironomid Fly

Zucchini Chironomid Fly Pattern … Over the last few years the Zucchini Chironomid Fly has become one of our most popular and most requested chronie fly patterns. And justifiably so. It is typically the first fly tied on once the … Continue reading

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Producer Chironomid Pupa Fly

Producer Chironomid Pupa Fly Pattern … Well It’s winter time, the lakes are icing over and for the avid stillwater fly fisher that means it’s once again time to start replenishing our supplies of our favorite chironomid patterns! Perhaps a … Continue reading

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Kissing Chironomid Fly

Kissing Chironomid Fly Pattern … After having my eyes opened fishing chironomids in 35 feet at Roche lake Kamloops a few years ago, and hearing stories of going 60-70 feet at Sheridan lake, I started thinking of how to add … Continue reading

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Iron Man Chromie Chironomid Fly Pattern

Iron Man Chromie Chironomid Fly … Whether it’s floating line under an indicator or long lining on a fast sink, since I first moved back to the interior a few years ago, a vast majority of my brain has been … Continue reading

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Olive Shuttlecock Emerger Fly

Olive Shuttlecock Emerger Fly Pattern Mayfly | Chironomid | Caddis Groundhog day doesn’t hold much weight up here in the North East corner of B.C. We really don’t care if some Eastern, flea ridden, rodent comes out of its den, … Continue reading

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Zebra Chironomid Pupa Fly

Zebra Chironomid Pupa Fly Pattern … Every year about this time I get to thinking about, anticipating, the upcoming open water season. This year was no different.  I forget where I was or what I was supposed to be paying … Continue reading

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Blood Clot Bloodworm Chironomid Larvae Fly

Blood Clot Bloodworm Chironomid Larvae Fly Pattern Fall is here , Winter is near, I’m going fishin’ ……. Sorry dear! Yes it’s that time of the year again! But before you head out, you really need to take a few … Continue reading

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John Kent Top Ten Chironomid Fly Patterns

John Kent Top Ten Chironomid s Anybody who fishes chironomids as frequently and avidly as British Columbia’s Interior fly fishermen will have dozens of favorite and well used chironomid patterns. You wouldn’t consider that coming up with “just” ten favorites … Continue reading

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Wine & Gold Chironomid Pupa Fly

Wine & Gold Chironomid Pupa Fly Pattern Things are gettin’ a little ansy up this way! The lakes in the North Eastern region of British Columbia are seven to ten days away from being ice-off and it’s really hard reading … Continue reading

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Hot Spot Chironomid Pupa Fly

Hot Spot Chironomid Pupa Fly ……. Well last weekend while the home office was no doubt sniffing out open water and wetting lines, we had a bit of a blizzard to deal with up this way. On the bright side, … Continue reading

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Major General ASB Chironomid Fly

Major General ASB Chironomid Fly Pattern “… it has military colours but a little too much bling for a simple enlisted man so I call it … the Major General ASB chironomid pupa fly! Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed … Continue reading

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Bare Bones Chironamo Chironomid Fly Pattern

I’m sure all you still water tiers are busy tying chironomids like me right now as ice off progresses! Now there are certain things that I think we can agree on that we want to incorporate in our fly. We … Continue reading

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Bleeding Limey Chironomid Pupa Fly

Bleeding Limey Chironomid Fly Pattern With most of our chironomid pupa fly patterns the concept is simple and durable. That’s not a bad thing because in addition to being easy to tie they are deadly little patterns that consistently fool … Continue reading

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Create A Hatch Chironomid Pupa Fly

The ‘ Create A Hatch ‘ Chironomid Pupa Fly … here’s a cool little chironomid pupa pattern shared with us by Gord and the boys from Flyguys Northern Division! And as good as it works up North, we have proven … Continue reading

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Black & Silver Red Butt Chironomid Fly

Black & Silver Red Butt Chironomid Fly At the time of this writing the chironomid is, and will remain to be till at least mid June, our  “go to” fly for BIG Kamloops area lakes rainbow trout! Like our stuff? … Continue reading

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Chartreaus & Red ASB Chironomid Pupa Fly

Chartreuse & Red ASB Chironomid Pupa Fly The “Slime Bag” Chronie A very cool and versatile  Chironomid Pupa pattern shared with us by Scott Anderson! This Anti Static Bag chironomid fly is an absolute killer when the green phase chronies … Continue reading

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KKK Chironomid Pupa Fly

KKK Chironomid Pupa Fly Pattern … Here’s another fly pattern guaranteed to produce fish over the next few months, or any time that chironomids are hatching. Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed or Email   Incoming Search Terms:chironomid patternsbest chironomid … Continue reading

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Simple Thread Black & Red Chironomid Pupa Fly

Simple Thread Black & Red Chironomid Pupa Fly With the arrival of May, a  peak month for still water chironomid fly fishing in British Columbia, we thought it would be appropriate that the next fly pattern in our series of best fly’s for … Continue reading

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