Nicholl’s CrickAntHopper

There are a number of larger attractor patterns out there.  Some of them, too large.  I was looking for a smaller terrestrial pattern that could resemble any number of insects that had attracting power and I just wasn't satisfied.  Furthermore, on some of the streams I fish under difficult conditions, a 7" brook trout may …

Fatal Attractor

Aside from the awesome name, this fly has proven itself on western waters as a very effective attractor and indicator.  It has the trifecta of floatation devices; long, bushy hackle, synthetic wings, and elk hair.  It also sports a flashy krystal flash tail and ice dubbed body drawing the fish's attention.  It does everything you …