Fly Tying: How to Tie a UV Pregnant Shrimp

Freshwater shrimp, or scuds, are a staple item in a trout’s diet.  From the day the ice comes off until the day it goes back on, shrimp are never a bad option to tie on during periods of slow fishing or early/late in the day.

This particular fly is one of the only shrimp patterns I fish.  I gained a huge appreciation for it during a day of ice-off stillwater fishing in April of 2011.  Fishing was incredibly slow, I had only hooked two fish all day and went into a shallow flat that wasn’t more than 3 feet deep for last light. read more

Stoney Lake Lodge Youth Fly Fishing Camp – Aug. 9-12, 2018 SOLD OUT!

Stoney Lake Lodge is hosting a 3 night/4 day youth fly fishing camp this August 9-12.  I will be hosting this event along with Jesse Paulsen.  This is a great option for kids ages 6 to 16, they will learn the ins and outs on:

  • Fly Fishing Equipment

  • Basic Entomology

  • Essentials of Fly Tying

  • Proper catch and release handling tactics

  • Casting Instruction