Dry flies ride on the surface film. They typically represent the adult form of an aquatic or terrestrial insect. A trout rising to a dry fly is one of the most exciting things an angler can experience.


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Adams Adams, dry fly, trout fishing
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Originally tied by Lenard Halladay of Mayfield, Michigan in about 1922, for fishing the Boardman River. The Adams has remained one of the most popular dry flies in the country. In the Pacific Northwest it is a very effective searching pattern in sizes 12-16 for most freestone streams. The Adams can be an incredibly productive fly for evening fishing on Oregon's Deschutes. Sizes 14-18 are most popular. Fish your Adams upstream in the conventional manner. Let it float down stream below you then...

Agees Knobbler- Sally
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Agee's Knobbler- Sally This is one of the best Little Yellow Stonefly patterns ever created. It is easy to cast, easy to see and nearly always lands upright. The Agee"s Knobber - Sally is a durable fly and floats without dressing. The best thing is that trout love them.

CDC Baetis Emerger Trout Fly, picture
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Baetis CDC Emerger More Information on Winter Baetis Hatches

Baetis Comparadun trout fly, picture
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Baetis Comparadun Trout Dry Fly More Information on Winter Baetis Hatches

Baetis Sparkle Dun, Gray/Olive Baetis Sparkle Dun, Gray/Olive
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More Information on Winter Baetis Hatches

Picture, Becks Emerger, Hendrickson (March Brown)
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Beck's Emerger, Hendrickson During most mayfly hatches, duns emerge at the surface. Some nymphs mis-time this sequence and emerge from the nymphal shuck before they reach the surface, or are emerging on their way to the surface. Certain trout feel more comfortable preying on the pre-surface emerging duns. this fly works on both eastern and western March browns. ...

Black Gnat Black Gnat
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We're not sure who originated the Black Gnat pattern. It appears to be very old and may have originally been tied in the British Isles. It is an effective pattern under many situations. Unknown to many anglers, black can be on of the most easily seen colors in the fading light of evening. Black offers the sharpest contrast in many situations. Even the sharp edges of the black quill wings make it easier to see.

Blue Dun Blue Dun
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An old British pattern who's original maker is unknown. Was undoubtedly first tied as a wet fly and later adapted as a dry fly pattern. Eventually the dry version became more popular. Is still very effective as a Baetis or Callibaetis mayfly pattern, even when fish are sophisticated.

Blue Wing Olive Blue Wing Olive
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The product of another nameless originator. The Blue Wing Olive is a great pattern for imitating many common species of mayflies which occur in nearly every region of the Northern Hemisphere. This pattern was undoubtedly first tied as a wet fly with quill wings. Hackle tip wings have proven to be much more effective on the currently popular dry fly listed here.

Blue Wing Olive Cripple Blue Wing Olive Cripple
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The best way to fish this fly is to treat the front half of the body with floatant and wet the rear half. This fly often works best as the hatch is winding down.

Blue Wing Olive Thorax Blue Wing Olive Thorax
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Blue Wing Olive Thorax Read: Keys to the Winter Baetis Hatch

Calebs Bee Calebs Bee
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Caleb's Bee Yellow Jacket Wasps are insectivores that like to hunt around water. Trout like Yellow Jackets. The rest is obvious. Yellow Jacket is the best pattern we've found. It can be fished either wet or dry.

Callibaetis Cripple Callibaetis Cripple
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Some nymphs expire before they are able to clear their nymphal shuck. They slowly die while part below and part above the surface film. This fly can be very useful both during and after the hatch as scavenging trout glean the surface of crippled emergers.

Callibaetis Sparkle Dun, picture
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Callibaetis Sparkle Dun This is one of the most popular dry flies for fishing a Callibaetis hatch on lakes. it simulates a dun with a trailing shuck. The Sparkle Dun series of dry flies was invented by Craig Mathews of West Yellow Stone, Montana. If this type of fly has a fault, it is that it can quickly become waterlogged with fish slime, and is less effective until it is dried and retreated with floatant. Better have several in your fly box. ...

CDC Tailwater Dun BWO Trout Fly, picture
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CDC Tailwater Dun BWO More Information on Winter Baetis Hatches

Christians GT Adult Green Drake
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Chubby Chernobyl, Gold Chubby Chernobyl, Gold
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The Chubby Chernobyl as was designed to be fished as an attractor pattern, which means it might appear to the trout as any number of different food organisms, such as a grass hopper, a stonefly, a cricket, a large beetle, bee, or your neighbor's favorite kitten. To me it looks like a tiny skate board with legs. It does appear that trout on the Deschutes think that it looks very much like a golden stonefly, so much so that the Chubby has replaced the Norm Wood Special as the go-to...

Chubby Chernobyl, Olive Chubby Chernobyl, Olive
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The Chubby Chernobyl as was designed to be fished as an attractor pattern, which means it might appear to the trout as any number of different food organisms, such as a grass hopper, a stonefly, a cricket, a large beetle, bee, or your neighbor's favorite kitten. To me it looks like a tiny skate board with legs. It does appear that trout on the Deschutes think that it looks very much like a golden stonefly, so much so that the Chubby has replaced the Norm Wood Special as the go-to...

Picture, Chubby Chernobyl Fly, Purple Body
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UV2 Purple Chubby Chernobyl Dry Fly In the last several years the Purple Chubby Chernobyl has gained an almost cult-like following. Success generally breeds popularity and this pattern is no exception. Why would a trout eat a purple stonefly? We have hypothesized as to why this may be and we are willing to share our thoughts with you. The most popular version utilizes purple UV dubbing. UV light partially reflects off water and could potentially make the fly appear brighter and more attractive...

Chubby Norman Trout Fly, Under Side, picture
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Chubby Norman Trout Fly The Chubby Chernobyl as was designed to be fished as an attractor pattern, which means it might appear to the trout as any number of different food organisms, such as a grass hopper, a stonefly, a cricket, a large beetle, bee, or your neighbor's favorite kitten. To me it looks like a tiny skate board with legs. It does appear that trout on the Deschutes think that it looks very much like a golden stonefly, so much so that the Chubby has replaced the Norm Wood Special...

Picture, Chubby Sally
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Clarks Golden Stone Clarks Golden Stone
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Even though Salmon Flies and Golden Stone Flies may be along the river in mixed populations, they may not be on the water at the same time. You should carry flies that look like both species.

Clarks Salmon Fly, Orange Clarks Salmon Fly, Orange
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The Salmon Fly hatch can be more complex that one might expect. It pays to have a variety of fly sizes, colors, weights and silhouettes. If for no other reason than to have something different than the last guy who fished your piece of water. Every time a trout gets hooked it becomes more selective.

CDC Adult Golden Stonefly, picture
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CDC Adult Salmonfly, picture
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The Natural Approach to Picky TroutPossibly the best salmonfly and October Caddis dry fly pattern available. We have all been standing on the banks of a river that is completely teeming with stoneflies. Somehow with all this biomass of life culminating in front of your eyes, the trout are less than interested in your well placed offerings. A glance in your fly box reveals a collection of modern, realistic patterns made with scientific care. They have poly wings and foam backs to enable your...

Picture, Donkey Kong Hopper
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E/C Cutters Caddis, Tan, picture
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The two-tone body gives a huge advantage in fooling trout. The low floating vulnerability is hard for trout to resist.

E/C Cutters Caddis, Olive, picture
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These low floating flies are often hard to see on the water. Try fishing them in tandem with a Hot Wing Caddis that matches the same hatch, this combo will double your chances.

black elk hair caddis, picture
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Elk Hair Caddis, Black The black body elk caddis is a great fly for many hatches, and be trimmed to match many situation that you will encounter on most streams and lakes. In the smaller sizes these flies match actual caddis hatches. In mid-sizes they can match hatches of small winter stoneflies. In larger sizes they can become ants and beetles. The dark body shows against many backgrounds. This is a great fly at Oh-dark-thirty. ...

Brown Elk Hair Caddis, picture
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Elk Hair Caddis, Brown On a year around basis, brown may be the single most previlent caddis body color. The brown body elk caddis may be fished dry or wet. Many brown body caddis dive benieth the water surface to lay their eggs. If yo see trout making splashy rises and refuse your dry fly, wet your fly and presnt it with a wet fly swing. Often this trick will save an evening. ...

Elk Hair Caddis, Dun Elk Hair Caddis, Dun
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Many gray caddis hatch from watersheds west of the Cascade Mountains. These caddis often dive to lay their eggs, so that the gray elk hair caddis may be fished both dry or wet.

Elk Hair Caddis, Olive Elk Hair Caddis, Olive
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Olive body caddis come in many sizes and live in many varied habitats, from mountain streams, spring creeks, tailwaters, and even lakes. Some of these olive body caddis dive to lay their eggs, and during the late afternoon on some larger, richer rivers an olive body elk hair caddis fish wet on the swing like a steelhead fly can be the best trick available.

Elk Hair Caddis, Tan Elk Hair Caddis, Tan, dry fly, trout fly
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Elk Hair Caddis, TanMany caddis are light colored when they first hatch and a tan elk hair caddis is one of the flies that you always need in your box, when fishing nearly any river or stream.

Flash Cripple, Blue Wing Olive Flash Cripple, Blue Wing Olive, dry fly, trout fly
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Flash Cripple, Blue Wing Olive More Information on Winter Baetis Hatches

Flash Cripple, Pale Morning Dun Flash Cripple, Pale Morning Dun
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Fluttering Mayfly Cripple Blue Wing Olive Fluttering Mayfly Cripple Blue Wing Olive
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Picture, Flying Ant, Black
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Carpenter Ant Queens These ants are prolific in mature conifer forests, especially in the Pacific Northwest. Carpenter Ant winged queen migration flights produce some of the most important hatches of the season. This is true on our local lakes and streams west of the Cascade Mountains. They are the largest ant species in our region (up to 5/8" inch long bodies). Hatches happen when the air temperature climbs above 85-degrees for the first time during the spring or summer season. The hatch...

Picture, Foam Ant
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Furimsky Foam Green Drake Furimsky Foam Green Drake
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Goddard Caddis, picture
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Goddard Caddis The Goddard Caddis is on of the great "back-eddy" flies for our local rivers such as the Deschutes where caddis flies hatch and die daily through the summer months. The trout in the larger eddies get quite a bit of attention from anglers and therefore get smart and selective. If your imitation has feelers you are much more likely to get sollid hooups.Apparently this pattern was first tied by John Goddard and Cliff Henry in Britain to imitate a caddis that swims across the...

Goddard Caddis, Rusty Goddard Caddis, Rusty
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During mid-summer on larger rivers of the west dead spawned-out reddish brown caddis will litter the surface of the water in the afternoons. Selective trout will often key on this easy fare and ignore nearly everything else.

Gray Wulff Gray Wulff
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Lee Wulff was the most famous fly angler of the 1960-80 era. A bush pilot of daring and skill, Lee pioneered much of the Alantic Salmon fishing in Labrador and Nova Scotia. A highly skilled angler, Lee caught many salmon on tiny rods and tiny flies while being filmed with movie cameras. Many of his films appeared on the popular TV series, American Sportsman. The Gray Wulff is a high floating, durable hair wing fly that has remained very popular for both trout and Atlantic salmon.

Green Drake Hair Wing Dun Green Drake Hair Wing Dun
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These hefty mayflies are a big enough bite to bring trout up in rough, fast moving water. To fish this kind of water takes a different fly the fishing smooth water. Here the the fly doesn't have to be as realistic, but it needs to be extremely buoyant. It also need to be very durable. The hair wing dun carries a lot of floatation in the wing as well as hackles and large body. Grease the whole fly, but with just enough to coat the fly but not weight it down or change its color. Dave's Bug Float...

Hairwing Dun Dry Fly, picture
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Griffiths Gnat Griffiths Gnat
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This is probably the most popular midge dry fly. It imitates clusters of mating midges or individual midges.

Hackle Stacker Mayfly Dun  Blue Wing Olive Hackle Stacker Mayfly Dun  Blue Wing Olive
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Harrops Captive Dun Callibaitis, picture
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This is a very productive fly, but somewhat fragile. You will want to have a good supply of them. Captive Dun flies can often turn the tables on fish that have seen a lot of pressure and have become wise to other patterns.

Harrops D&D Cripple Callibaetis, Picture
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Some Callibaetis mayfly hatches result in many flies not having enough energy to make out of the nymphal shuck, thus being trapped unto death. They become easy meals for lazy trout who learn to capitalize on that situation. Dress the hackle and wing. Wet the body and tail so that they dangle through the surface.