Fall 2021 Fishing Report, Part 2

Crittenden Reservoir, Nevada, Part 1 Crittenden is fed by springs and one of the few lakes I found in relatively good shape. Many lakes and reservoirs have been significantly impacted by a severe western drought. Although lake levels were 8-10 feet lower at Crittenden...

What’s New in Streamer Bugger Patterns?

A well-stocked fly box for the fall should include an assortment of bugger patterns. Bugger patterns are a mainstay of anglers especially in the late fall and early spring when aquatic insects are no longer hatching due to cool water conditions. Bugger patterns are...

Vickie’s UV Midge Pupa, “The hero of the show”

Dale Voeller with the Oregon Fishing Club sent me this comment this week: Your UV Midge Pupa was the hero of the show. I netted 9 – all but two were on the midge pupa. I started with the white in size 14, then switched to the black and silver in size 12.  I picked up...

Vickie’s Fall Fly Patterns

Trout caught on Vickie’s Burnt Orange Predator Bugger at Pronghorn Lake, Oregon I cannot wait for fall fishing! I am dreaming about cooler waters of fall and catching tough, feisty trout that have grown even bigger over the summer. Before the fall season begins, I...

Vickie’s Fall Fly Bonus

When you order $75 worth of flies or fly assortments through Labor Day you will receive a midge 6-compartment fly box containing:  (2) UV Midge Pupa  (2) UV Midge (2) All Purpose Nymph #12 & #14 hook sizes (colors may vary) $18 value Orders through Labor...