02
Aug
09

Golden Stones (Tying In The Round, To Cover The Seasons)

goldenstones

Golden Stones ~ Naturliches by Frank Z (PBase)

Stoneflies, big and small, armor plated morsels crawling, emerging and fluttering clumsily. Ever camp near the emergence and later find one or more crawling out of your camping gear once home? Tenacious critters. May and June, the larger California Salmon flies came off. Now the Goldens and Lil yellow stones are about. In the Winter little brown/black stones. And, throughout the year all these nymphs are in and around the substrate of streams. For a beginner, keep any pattern tied simple. Mix the size and colors to match the type of stonefly, while retaining the simple pattern. (Brooks Stone: Kind of a mutt, I know, but it works).

BROOKS STONEFLY PATTERN

Brooks Stonefly~Central Alberta Flytying Club

Brooks Stonefly~Central Alberta Flytying Club

A simple stonefly pattern tied in the round. A good, basic pattern. Weight it. No need for windcases, bead heads, rubber legs. Vary the sizes and colors. Impressionistic, easy to tie. 

Now, if you are a more accomplished tyer or able to order from The Caddis Fly Shop you could throw these notables: Mega Prince and Possie Bugger

Mega Prince & Possie Bugger

Mega Prince & Possie Bugger


1 Response to “Golden Stones (Tying In The Round, To Cover The Seasons)”



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Below @ “The Past” you can search back to 2008 month by month

August 2009
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Please visit MUNCY DESIGNS (click)

Welcome to SwittersB & Exploring. Please Share, Comment & Like Away!

Please subscribe just below. Use the Search box to search topics.

Enter your email address to subscribe to the SwittersB blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,216 other followers

The Past

231!!! Countries Visiting SwittersB~Thank You!!!

free counters

Blog Stats: There are lies, damn lies and statistics

  • 4,822,308 Visits/Views (WP Original Stat~Pre Flag Counter Stats)

There’s No Accounting For Taste; Search the Blog for Much More. Thanks for Visiting!


%d bloggers like this: