Here is a fresh new western pattern from Global Fly Fisher contributor Charles Robinton called Chuck’s FlutterStone. Being stuck in the east, I don’t tie up a lot of Pteronarcys californica imitations, but I model some smaller flies after many of the patterns and fish them during local caddis hatches. The pattern is fairly straight forward and is accompanied by a detailed step by step tutorial. The half bullet head is a nice touch, leaving the orange underbody exposed and ready to attract some hungry trowts.
Click here for the story and step by step tutorial.