Spring 2020

Spring 2020 - Volume Twenty-Six , Issue 1

Features

The Perdigon Revolution

Tiny Flies Catch More Fish

These very simple and highly effective flies have taken European trout by storm. Now they are coming to your favorite waters.

PAUL SHEPARD

Nadica’s Minnow

An Award-Winning Streamer

This terrific pattern won a gold medal. Best of all, it catches big fish!

NADICA & IGOR STANCEV

Beneath Still Waters

21 Guide-Tested Flies

Want to get away from crowded rivers and still catch lots of fish? Colorado’s Front Range features some of the best trout lakes and ponds in North America.

AL RITT

The Golden Rules of Fly Tying

Expert Tips You Can Use

This passion of ours is as involved as we wish to make it. These simple principles will help you tie better fish-catching flies.

BILL “BUGS” LOGAN

Au Sable Spring Fling

12 Patterns for Early-Season Success

Learn the secrets for fishing one of the Midwest’s most famous trout rivers.

DENNIS POTTER

ON THE COVER: David Klausmeyer Photo

Columns

Editor’s Bench

Win Gold and Glory

DAVID KLAUSMEYER

First Wraps

The Mayfly Project

DIANE KLAUSMEYER

On the Bench— On the Water

New gear for tying flies and catching fish

Beginner’s Masterclass

The Modern Surf Candy

TIM FLAGLER

New Dimensions

Creating Crazy Eyes 62 Materials

SAWYER HALL

Materials Notebook

Tips for Tying with Turkey Biots

NICOLE MARCH

Profile

Chase Smith: Making Big Waves in Texas

DAVID KLAUSMEYER Chase Smith: Making Big Waves in Texas

One Fly

Lime Humpy

DAVID KLAUSMEYER