How to Tie The Golden Retriever

By Brandon Baker | Tuesday, September 20

A Virginia classic for trout and smallies


Cover Photo Courtesy of the Daily Mail

A staple of fly fishing on the East, The Golden Retriever Fly is a go to for many anglers. Known as an effective streamer for both smallmouth bass and trout, making it a necessity to have a few in your box. The weight of the fly allows it to cut through the water column in deep, fast water. On a recent smallmouth trip the Golden Retriever proved to be the top dog fly  for the weekend. Tie them and enjoy!

This video was brought to you by the guys at Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Definitely a top-notch shop that you all should check out if ever in the Shenandoah Valley and also check out their new film, Tidewater. 



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