Ken Morrish's Dirty Bird was a long overdue update of the classic birds nest. Sporting a tungsten bead at the front of the fly it is the perfect choice if you are looking to get an October Caddis imitation deep into that perfect run. This flies versatility is unmatched. From swinging across runs, to traditional nymphing, and even effective when fished as a small baitfish in small streams you will be hard pressed to find a trout who won't drool at its sight. Utilizing a partridge soft hackle collar for perfectly splayed legs, just the right amount of flash to simulate the air bubble the caddis latches onto while swimming up during emergence, and a seemingly perfect "buggy" silhouette no box is complete without various sizes and colors of this popular caddis imitation.
Ken Morrish is a fourth generation Fly Fisher and Fly Tyer who has guided throughout Alaska, Oregon, and California. Currently residing in Ashland Oregon he has truly become a household name in the fly tying and fly fishing world. Using innovative techniques and a fishability first mindset he has created some of the fishiest flies on the market.
The biot body of A.K's Western March Brown is a great way to approach the segmented body of the mayfly. With CDC wings and a healthy amount of hackle this fly will stay floating high all day.
A twist on the classic Adams dry fly, the Adams Irresistible is a fantastic March Brown mayfly imitation. With a spun deer hair body this fly will stay floating high for a whole day of fishing.
The Amber Wing Prince Nymph is a great interpretation of the classic Prince Nymph. Using the amber biots as wing buds, instead of the traditional white biots, this pattern has broadened its coverage of the aquatic insect world. Fished either...