Reader Favorite Flies

Hornberg Classic

I love hornberg patterns , they are so tried and true. I grew up fishing along side my Dad and one of his " go to " flies was always a small little hornberg. I tie my own in all sizes and variations . But this one is my personal classic to entice even the most finicky fish. This is a sz 12.

Pattern Used:

Tie One On—Grayling, Michigan Style

Often overlooked for their historic importance, the AuSable River and nearby streams have played a key role in the development of fly fishing and tying. [by Jerry Darkes] THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN FLY FISHING HAS BEEN WELL DOCUMENTED. The Catskill, Adirondack, and Pocono regions played prominent roles in the early development of our sport. There...