Lefty’s Deceiver

The Lefty's Deceiver was one of those flies that, when I first saw it, I wondered if it would catch fish. I thought the same thing about the Clouser Minnow, too. Both quickly dissolved the skepticism. The Deceiver is one of those flies that has great action fished slow, jerked and paused, and dead drifted. …

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Brown Drake Emerger

The Brown Drake Mayfly begins the big dry fly season as a precursor to the Hex.  I know many Michigan trout bums that would rather fish the Brown Drake hatches because they take place just as it's getting dark and you're in bed by midnight after the spinner falls.  It's the perfect opening act for …