FliesByVickie.com now open for business!

Updated: Due to the enthusiastic response to my store opening promotion, I am extending the special through July 4th. I take great pleasure in announcing the opening of my new FliesByVickie.com retail web site. As a thank you, any $75 order in flies (individual flies...

Introducing Vickie’s Predator Leech

Black with Dark Burgundy Tail Predator Leech Leech A leech pattern is a mainstay in any fly-fishers fly box. I am happy to introduce my Predator Leech pattern. My interest in leeches began years ago. My first encounter was on a weeklong canoe trip in the boundary...

Introducing Vickie’s Predator Bugger

Vickie’s Burnt Orange Predator Bugger I have found movement to be the most important factor in triggering a reaction from opportunistic trout. When creating my Predator Bugger, the design and materials I chose work in harmony to maximize movement whether the fly is...

Introducing Vickie’s Predator Minnow

Vickie’s Brown Predator Minnow I have had a blast fishing my Predator Minnow pattern for the past four years! The tails are perfectly matched in length to the natural prey and are layered with marabou, squirrel tail, and UV materials. The blend of these...

Cottonwood Meadow Lake, Oregon

A couple of high-flying trout at Cottonwood Meadow Lake Cottonwood Meadow Lake is one of the prettiest public lakes I have fished in Oregon. Cottonwood Meadow Lake is in the Fremont National Forest, east of Lakeview, Oregon, at an elevation of 6132 feet. The lake is 6...

Introducing Vickie’s UV Midge Pupa

Black and Copper UV Midge Pupa This spring I have been fishing my UV Midge Pupa at various lakes in Nevada and Oregon and it has been tremendously productive. Whether using a cast and retrieve, trolling, or dropping it under an indicator, my UV Midge Pupa has...

Introducing Vickie’s UV Emerger

Black UV Emerger When trout are feeding just below the surface and/or keying on emerging insects, my UV Emerger is the perfect choice. It sports a burnt orange thorax and a soft hackle to catch the eye of feeding trout. UV materials in the tail, abdomen, and thorax...

Introducing Vickie’s All-Purpose Nymph

  Brown Caddis AP Nymph My All-Purpose Nymph sports a sleek and slender profile imitating the immature stage of a wide variety of aquatic insects including caddis pupae, callibaetis, and damselfly nymphs.  Trout caught on a Gray All-Purpose Nymph during a...