Jay Buchner

Frisky Fly nymph pattern on the fly tying vise

Frisky Fly – Jay Buchner

RECIPE Hook: Mustad 1x 3906b #12-#18 (any nymph type hook will work) Bead: Gold to match hook size Weight: 4 or 5 turns of lead wire to secure bead Thread: 6/0 Danville prewaxed coffee or beige Tail: Guard hair from Hare’s mask or fox squirrel (optional: Two strands of pearl […]

Jay Daves Hopper fly tying pattern in the vise

Jay Dave’s Hopper – Jay Buchner

  In this fly tying pattern, US Fly Fishing Team Member Jay Buchner demonstrates just how to tie knots in feathers to create hopper legs. RECIPE Hook: Mustad 9671, Dai Riki 280 Thread: 3/0 mono to match body color Tail: Dyed red Elk Body: Polypropolene Yarn Hackle: Brown or badger […]

Jay's Dun Caddis fly pattern on the fly tying vise

Jay’s Dun Caddis – Jay Buchner

RECIPE Hook: Standard Dry Fly #14-#18 Thread: 6/0 Danville Gray or to match Body Body: 3-4 strands goose wing quill or other wing quill in natural or dyed colors Wing: 2 Rooster or Hen body feathers Hackle: Dun Hackle or to match body or wing color, over size one over […]