Streamer fishing is quite possibly the most exciting form of fly fishing. Fish don’t bit streamers, they attack them. There’s really no better feeling than casting a fly to a bank line, making a few quick strips, and then having the line nearly ripped out of your hands by an aggressive fish.

In this section, I highlight my go-to streamer patterns that I use most frequently, like:

I also lose and break off a lot of these flies so it’s financially beneficial to be able to tie them myself.

The number of streamer patterns available are limitless and I’ve had some degree of success with almost every streamer pattern I’ve ever tied on.