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Animas Lunch Report – 12/30/15 – 25 Years of Hits

25 Years of Hits 25 years of memories.25 years of stories.25 years of friendships.25 years of travel.25 years of laughter.25 years of heartbreak.25 years of missed sets, frozen guides, and the one that got away.25 years of grabs, singing reels, and chrome.25 years of steelhead flies.Sometimes old fly boxes are loaded with more nostalgia than…

Mark Engler’s WD-40 Nymph

Mark Engler’s WD-40 Nymph Over the past 20 odd years, the WD-40 nymph has rose to prominence as one of the most effective flies for catching midge and blue winged olive eating trout.  Across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain west, the WD-40 is a simple fly that many a tailwater guide has come to rely on.…

Simi Seal Leech

Tying the Simi Seal Leech Duranglers shop manager Kyle tied up a few Simi Seal Leech patterns the other day.  We just got some Simi Seal dubbing in the shop and this stuff looks and fishes incredible  This pattern works great on San Juan River tailwater as well as our local still waters.   It is…