Why choose Flies By Vickie?

  • Rigorously tested and proven productive

  • UV materials provide the edge

  • Detailed instructions on how to fish each fly

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Vickie’s UV Crystal Pupa – Like Candy for Fish!

My UV Crystal Pupa’s slender silhouette mirrors the pupa stage of aquatic insects, the trout’s primary food source. This fly is my go-to pattern when damsels are emerging. UV materials in the tail, body, and wing case enhance its visibility. After five years’ of fishing the UV Crystal Pupa, it has become one of my most productive patterns.
Colors: Black, Tan, Burnt Orange, Gray, Burgundy, Dark Olive, and Dark Brown
Hooks Sizes: #10 and #12

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Vickie’s Predator Leech – An irresistible morsel of protein!

An essential pattern to include in your fly box, my Predator Leech is suggestive of an aquatic segmented worm, a highly prized source of protein. Flash at the hook’s eye increases the fly’s visibility. Productive year-round, this weighted pattern’s undulating motion triggers aggressive strikes, so be prepared with stout tippets!
Colors: Dark Burgundy & Black, Dark Brown & Burnt Orange, Dark Olive & Burnt Orange, Black & Burgundy
New Colors: Black, Dark Olive, and Dark Brown
Hook Sizes:
#8 and #10, weighted

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Vickie’s Grizzly Bug – A year-round effective mini leech pattern

A scaled-down cousin of my Predator Bugger, my Grizzly Bug features a smaller profile and silhouette. This unweighted pattern imitates a host of aquatic food sources including leeches, damsels, caddis, mayflies, and dragonfly nymphs, and is an excellent fly to locate feeding trout.
Colors: Black, Burgundy, Burnt Orange and Dark Olive
Hook Sizes: #10 and #12

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Vickie’s Predator Bugger – An undulating irresistible streamer pattern

My weighted Predator Bugger is suggestive of many food sources including small bait fish, leeches, and dragonflies. It sports an oversized soft grizzly hackle which enhances its undulating movement. The fly’s visibility is further augmented by incorporating UV materials in the tail, dubbing, and at the hook’s eye. This pattern is effective year-round in triggering opportunistic trout.
Colors: Burnt Orange, Dark Olive, Burgundy, Yellow, Black, White
Hooks Sizes: #8 and #10, weighted

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Vickie’s UV Midge – A UV Midge that outfishes the rest!

 

My UV Midge is effective year-round, but especially in late fall and early spring. Its slim profile and distinctive glossy sheen mirror the appearance of a chironomid larva, a plentiful and important year-round food staple trout love to gorge upon. Visibility is enhanced by flash material added to the hook’s eye and UV materials wrapped along the shank.
Colors: Black & Silver, Blood Red, Olive, Black & Copper
Hook Sizes: #10, #12, and #14

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Vickie’s All-Purpose Nymph – Go-to pattern during callibaetis mayfly and caddis hatches

My AP Nymph is suggestive of the pupal stage of aquatic insects including caddis nymphs, calliabaetis mayflies, and damselfly nymphs. Visibility is enhanced by UV reflective materials integrated into the wing case, abdomen dubbing, and tail. Be prepared with a variety of colors and sizes.
Colors: White, Gray, Olive, Brown Caddis
Hook Sizes: #10 and #12

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Vickie’s UV Emerger – An irresistible emerger for to feisty, hungry trout

My UV Emerger’s buggy appearance is suggestive of a variety of emerging aquatic insects including mayflies, damsels, and caddis. My signature burnt orange thorax provides a distinctive visual trigger point. Its visibility is further enhanced by integrating UV materials in the tail, abdomen, and thorax.
Colors: White, Gray, Olive, Caddis Brown, Black
Hook Sizes: #10 and #12

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Vickie’s UV Midge Pupa – This pattern attracts trout like moths to a flame!

My UV Midge Pupa’s glossy surface mirrors the pupal stage of a midge as it ascends slowly to the surface. This slow journey invites trout to seize upon an easy meal, making this pattern especially productive. UV reflective materials in the thorax, abdomen, wing case, and tail enhance its visibility. This pattern has proven effective year-round.
Colors: Black & Silver, Black & Copper, White, Olive
Hook Sizes: #10, #12, and #14

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Vickie’s Predator Minnow – Triggers  aggressive takes

My Predator Minnow is perfect for targeting big fish cruising shallow shorelines hunting for minnows. You will feel your adrenaline spike when a big fish slams the Predator Minnow. Its sleek profile incorporates UV materials with fox and marabou tails to create a distinctive streamer pattern irresistible to large trout and bass. Be prepared with stout tippets as takes can be aggressive!
Colors: Yellow, Olive, Gray, Brown
Hook Sizes: #8

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