Category Archive: Tying Instructions

Tying instructions for Allen Brothers original and unique patterns.

Dec 12 2013

Tying Instructions – Gammarus Scud (aka AB Scud)

Follow the instructions below to learn how to tie the Gammarus Scud (aka AB Scud).

Dec 12 2013

Tying Instructions – Allen Brothers Winter Stonefly™ (aka AB Taeniopteryx)

Follow the instructions below to learn how to tie the Allen Brothers Winter Stonefly™ (aka: Early/Little Black/Brown Stonefly, AB Taeniopteryx).

Feb 17 2012

Bead-headed Copper

Bead-headed Copper

This pattern that has been proving itself on rivers for some years now. The bead-headed copper has a great shape and a very “buggy” feel, but its best quality is weight. When you need to get to the bottom of the river quick, what better then a tungsten beaded hook wrapped in copper! [portfolio_slideshow]

Feb 17 2012

Allen Brothers Cut-wing Caddis™

Allen Brothers Cut-wing Caddis™

This is a fantastic fly! Such a simple design, and so much effectiveness, plus, it’s very easy to tie. The steps include: dubbing the body, cutting the wing, attaching the wing, and attaching a small amount of elk hair. And, for all its simplicity, it floats uncannily well and skates and rides exactly like a …

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Feb 17 2012

Allen Brothers Blacktail Baetis™

Blacktail Baetis™

This baetis pattern is unique in the fact that the wing-pads are tied with a jet-black piece of goose biot – a feature we haven’t seen on any other baetis imitation. When a baetis is about to emerge, it’s wing pads turn jet-black and this is a key distinction for any fish feeding heavily on …

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Jan 20 2012

Allen Brothers Hare’s Ear™

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With a tungsten bead, a soft hackle collar, and a little pearlescent tinsel for just the right sparkle, this has become a standard “must-have” pattern in our fly box. Works great as a generic mayfly and caddis imitation. You don’t ever want to be caught on a river without this or the AB Pheasant Tail! …

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