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...