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Epeorus Improved Sparkle Dun by Craig Mathews

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies Craig Mathews demonstrates how to tie an Improved Sparkle Dun, an Epeorus mayfly imitation, which is a popular pattern on the Madison River and many famed rivers in the greater Yellowstone National Park area including Yellowstone River, Slough Creek, Gallatin River, Lamar River, Soda Butte Creek. Material List Hook: […]

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[Video] Craig Mathews Talks Soft Hackle Materials

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies takes us through how to select soft hackle fly tying material from many different wild game birds, some of which might surprise you. Soft Hackle Materials Many folks are familiar with Hungarian Partridge and Starling for tying soft hackle fly patterns, but have you tried Ruffed Grouse, Blue Grouse, […]

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[Video] How to Tie Ephemera Vulgata Mayfly Imitation

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies show us how to tie the Drake Mackerel emerger, an Ephemera vulgata mayfly imitation, in this week’s Friday Night Fly Tying video. What is a Drake Mackerel? Good question. I wondered the same thing when I first saw this video. Ephemera vulgata, as the fancy folk call it, is […]

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[Video] Hebgen Lake Callibaetis Spinner

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies demonstrates how to tie a Callibaetis Deer Hair Spinner that is killer on Hebgen Lake outside of Yellowstone National Park. I bet it’ll work pretty good in your neighborhood too. Callibaetis Spinner Material List Hook: TMC 100, size #14 – #16 Thread:Danville 6/0 Body: Callibaetis Superfine dubbing Wing:Comparadun Deer […]

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[Video] Craig Mathews Fly Tying Videos

Craig Mathews released his first fly tying video this week – on YouTube that is. Welcome aboard Craig! Madison River Zelon Midge Craig walks us through tying a simple midge fly pattern, or at least Craig makes it look simple, that is reportedly a killer on the Madison River this time of year. The Zelon […]

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