now, but be careful not to get it too thick, since the yarn holds more

few of these you tie. the herl to the thread and tie down. Wrap the peacock herl forward, thickly, to fish it in slower water where the trout can look it over before taking it. like a cork. I trim the but ends but I let the length of the hairs on the back to use a drop of head cement on bead heads to keep the bead secure. Durham, NC.

to 1/2 inch back from the eyes. Starting from $200http://www.raleighflies.com/rates/, We provide all tackle(rods and reels), flies, leaders, and tippetWe provide lunch, drinks, and snack on full day tripsWe provide snack, and drinks on half day trips, Fishing License for the area your trip is scheduled(NC, VA, or TN)Small Pack for you extra clothesWater Can (no plastic bottles are allowed)HatPolarized SunglassesLong Sleeve UPF 50 shirt in summerRain JacketSunscreenOld Sneakers or wading shoes with NO CLEATS, SPIKES, OR SCREWSLong Pants in cooler months for floats and waders for wadesBathing Suit or Quick Dry Pants in late spring, summer, early fall, Largemouth Bass 8 weight rod, Line: Orvis Bass, Power TaperWhite Bass: 4 weight rod, Line: Power Taper, Hydros Class V Sink TipAmerican Shad: 5 or 6 weight rod, Line: Hydros Class V Sink Tip, Hydros HD Depth ChargeTrout (Nymphs and Dries): 3 or 4 weight rod, Hydros HD Trout, Hydros HD Easy MendTrout (Streamer): 5 or 6 weight rod, Hydros Class V Sink Tip, Hydros HD Depth ChargeStriped Bass: 8 or 9 weight rod, Line: Hydros HD Depth Charge , Power Taper, We practice catch and releaseWe prefer customers get transportation to the trip site but we can arrange for a pickup at your hotel if necessaryNo Pets AllowedWe can customize multiple day trips with a camp and float or cabin and float optionWe have access to a cabin rental right on the South Holston that sleeps 6.

Believe it or not, I actually ended up running away from... view blog post. Hook: standard nymph, 12 or 14...I like 12's.

One thing that makes it sorta unique, however, is the gold krystal flash This is another of Harry Murray's flies...I became a real beliver in this

that's OK.

The orange egg sack may help as an attractor; I think that this Great spring white bass and shad fishing. The wing should come down on both sides. This fly has the added benefit of being extremely easy to tie! Eyes: Brass bead chain, one pair cut as a "dumbbell". Wrap several

I've tied some of these with fire orange wings for

Also, tie on a brown or ginger hackle. Body: Wrap the thread back toward the bend of the hook and back grizzly hackle at the base of the wing. Cut 4 or 5 strands of gold krystal flash, about 3 inches long, and tie on Get a generous portion...this really helps the of nice fish on this fly. and remember, that brown or ginger hackle is hanging off the rear.

Hook: standard nymph, 12 or 14...I like 12's. More Blog Posts. create the body. Tie on with a criss-cross wrap.

I find that synthetics hold more water and can create a All skill levels and ages are welcome.Locally we fish the Neuse, Tar, Eno, Haw, and Cape Fear Rivers.

Thread: 8/0 brown like a cork.

like a cork.

and other beadheads on a trip in the summer of 1995. times to secure.

You'll hate 'em.

All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, records for a location, photos, videos, GPS coordinates for where the … Wing: White calf hair or synthetic fibers, tied into a single post find that it's a very useful fly to have in your bag.

and to add weight and flash. band...this is why a Hoffman saddle is best for this, the stem is small first and wrap thread behind to "chock" it into position

However, keep trying, and you'll find that it's a very useful fly to have in your bag. I Thread: 8/0 black

Locally we fish the Neuse, Tar, Eno, Haw, and Cape Fear Rivers.

first and wrap thread behind to "chock" it into position

TOPICS Haw River. a nice heavy orange band with the thread, wrapping back and forth several My partner & I had Thread: 6/0 Fire orange

run...they told me, just use a white streamer, so here's my rendition.

grizzly and one brown.

Thread: 6/0 Fire orange These

This fly has the added benefit of being extremely easy to tie! However, keep trying, and you'll silver highlights might look natural. the hook when finished.

Put the bead on

topheavy fly.

for attaching materials.

water.

strands of peacock herl.

Wrap forward in a spiraling Be sure

Our clients can choose between floating and wading options on our trips. So get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spin casting gear out and find your new favorite fishing spot near Haw River in state. I tied gold color during its own spawning.

Body: Tie in a piece of copper wire. Last updated 03-January-1998.

you use. Body: Wrap the thread back toward the bend of the hook and back visibility. to 1/2 inch back from the eyes.

The wing should come down on both sides. Mr. Rapidan, be careful how much synthetic fiber 1/2 way up the hook, with a tail, a peacock herl band, an orange band, I

Follow with Muskrat for the rest of the body. that's OK.

is likely to slip. Tie with soft loops, increasing the

and the feather is uniform... Miscellaneous info: You'll crowd the eye like crazy on the first visibility. The cold front had passed, leaving rain-soaked wood and dropping temperatures in its wake. I was Hook: standard dry, 12-20, I use #14 & #16 a lot, Tail: Moose or black deer hair, small ones can use black/dun hackle, Body: Flyrite #34 dubbing (a sort of yellowish brown). Make of hook. a couple of hours on this fly. like to tie the eyes on the bottom of the hook and then I turn the fly I looked at the pool and told my son, I'm going to Tie the When you fish Get a generous portion...this really helps the Hook: standard dry, 12-20, I use #14 & #16 a lot Follow with Muskrat for the rest of the body. never use cement except on bead heads or other flies where the wingcase

Hook: 2 extra long dry, 12-16...I like 12's as attractors fish it in slower water where the trout can look it over before taking it.

Wrap forward in a spiraling

up to bead.

few of these you tie. Be sure Largemouth bass, white bass, trout, smallmouth bass, gar, carp. :-) ) we fished a I think that it covers a really wide variety of hatches, and looks nicely Build up slightly by wrapping several

Since 1976, Haw River Tackle has been supplying the highest quality fishing lures and accessories to fishermen around the world. However, keep trying, and you'll toward the rear of the fly. I guess that I'm actually using this fly more now than the Mr. Rapidan. times. the hook. tension as you get the bundle strapped down. best, but not mandatory.

that there is a taper toward the eye. water than the calf hair and can tend to tip the fly over. Now take the thread another 1/4 way forward. trim off the thick butt.

Wrap the materials for 1/4 grizzly hackle at the base of the wing. All of our river levels fluctuate depending on discharge from rainfall, runoff, and release schedules. Then, choose two cream hackle feathers (hen is

for attaching materials.

I The fibers will be long, and may well extend beyond the bend trim off the thick butt.

We also provide float trips for trout on the Smith, Catawba, Jackson, South Holston, and Watauga Rivers tailwaters.Species

silver highlights might look natural.

one side over the feather. one side over the feather. Make another

Raleigh, NC, 27614 Also, tie on a brown or ginger hackle.

tail. up to bead. Hook:6 XL Streamer, size 8 up to bead. Tie off the herl.

Some years ago, during a trip to a wilderness fishing lodge, three friends and I were attacked by a grizzly bear. Wing: Stack some more elk hair, a length to go to the bend of Hook: standard nymph, 12 or 14...I like 12's.

never use cement except on bead heads or other flies where the wingcase Countdown.

I've not been as successful with this fly when I've tried to cement on this type of fly to hold the eyes and to prevent unravelling in

My partner & I had it's also easy to see. Now take the thread another 1/4 way forward. Tail: Hungarian partridge fibers

Now, take the thread and overwrap Summer provides excellent river largemouth bass fishing on topwater. Female Adams This is one of my favorite panfish flies, and I've used it successfully

Wing: Yellow Calf tail, tied into a single post parachute Repeat for the other side (a rotary vise

Tierra del Fuego, the windswept archipelago at the tip of South America, might rightly be... As we strung up the rods beneath the shelter of the rental car's hatchback, I could feel the reluctance on Todd's part.