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Winter's Hope

Winter's Hope Before Intruders and fluffy rabbit/marabou patterns dominated our winter fly boxes, more traditional offerings tyed on heavy wire hooks swung in the colder months.

The Sierra Bright Dot

The Sierra Bright Dot When we were packing our gear for a week in the Sierras, the shop's designated adult, Bryan Cohen, announced he would supply us with a selection of traditional dry flies for the region. He is a part-time resident of the area, having a family cabin near a stream filled with trout and fond memories. The next day he presented us with a small collection of Sierra Bright Dots. This simple pattern found favor among the Rainbows, Brookies, and Golden Trout we encountered, and we find no reason it shouldn't work well right here at home. The following is Bryan's introduction to the pattern...