In This Issue

Summer 2021 - Volume 27 , Issue 2
FLY TYER MAY

Features

Favorite Flies of Summer

These 18 guide-tested flies catch trout even during the dog days of summer.

AARON JASPER

Fiddler on the Shore!

This easy-to-tie crab imitation fools saltwater flats fish from the Gulf of Mexico to South America.

DREW CHICONE

The Imperial Variant

Learn how to tie dry flies with hidden hooks. (Sneaky, huh.)

NADICA & IGOR STANCEV

Full Metal Jacket

Whether you are a novice tier or an old hand at the vise, everyone loves this adaptable nymph. Tie it, fish it, and catch more trout!

BARRY CLARKE

Denny Rickards—A Stillwater Fly Fishing Legend Shares Hard-Earned Tips

One of the world’s leading practitioners at catching trophy trout from lakes and ponds demystifies this vexing topic.

DAVID KLAUSMEYER

Columns

Editor’s Bench

The Show Will Go On!

DAVID KLAUSMEYER

First Wraps

Fly Tier of the Year Award, plus a better way to tie mayfly wings.

DAVID KLAUSMEYER

New Dimensions

The Game Warden — A Forgotten Fly

JON OSBORN

Beginner’s Masterclass

Nighttime Is the Right Time

TIM FLAGLER

Profile

Tom Baltz: Casting in the Shadows of Legends

DAVID KLAUSMEYER

One Fly

The Classic Quill Gordon

DAVID KLAUSMEYER