Photo via Cabelas.com. Like the Deer Hair Bass Bug, the Bunny Bass Leech is the rare fly that is specifically meant for catching bass. It’s also one of the most easy-to-tie flies in the book and consists of little more than a piece of dyed rabbit fur. For largemouth bass, the Bunny Leech fly is most effective if it uses black or purple fur, but the fly can be turned into a lure for virtually any other game fish by simply playing around with colors.
Photo via warmwaterflytyer.com Essentially the miniaturized minnow version of other styles, the Fathead Diver is perfect for anglers who want the results of the high-performing flies, but want to maintain a bit more subtlety and stealth with their catch.
Fishing a Gurgler is one of the most thrilling ways to catch a fish. If I had only fly I could fish all the time, the Gurgler would be it. Whether it's striped bass, freshwater bass, trout, tigerfish or just about any other sportfish you can name, a properly-fished Gurgler can entice and excite even the most reluctant fish to smash it as you work the fly across the surface.
The Adams Parachute dry fly pattern is a fly that deserves to be in every fly box. The Adams Parachute Dry Fly is a versatile dry fly and has become recognized as a popular pattern on trout rivers around the world. Our Adams Parachute dry fishing flies are tied using extra-fine dry fly hooks. Sizes: 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26.
In other words, fly tying patterns like the Woolly Bugger can resemble large nymphs, baitfish, leeches, insects, crayfish, shrimp, or small crabs when stripped through the water. While the Woolly Bugger is most often used to catch trout in freshwater rivers and streams, it is such a versatile fly that it can even be used when saltwater fishing for red drum or seatrout.