Jerry French Signature Flies

Jerry French is well recognized amongst the steelhead spey community. When speaking of Skagit-style casting systems and tying of intruder type flies, Jerry and his friends Ed Ward and Scott Howell are at the forefront of modern Northwest fly fishing for steelhead. These flies are engineered to fish. Utilizing Jerry's innovative techniques of composite loops and modern materials, we have tied a fly that the master himself will fish.

Trout Flies

New

Jerry has spent many seasons guiding in Alaska. It is during this time that he honed his trout fishing skills.  The Alaskan trout are big, hungry meat eaters and are not shy about eating big flies. Jerry has designed his trout flies to lure the largest trout in the river. The WMD Sculpin is rigged with a size 4 AquaTalon hook.

 

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12365 Jerry's Lamprey, Charcoal12367 Jerry's WMD Sculpin, Brown12368 Jerry's WMD Sculpin, Brown/Gray
12369 Jerry's WMD Sculpin, Olive12370  Jerry's Meat Lovers Special

Ultra Squid

The Ultra Squid is a pattern that encompasses many features that are enticing to a steelhead. Materials that breath. A natural silhouette. Barred and speckled just like a natural living creature. Unique to the Ultra Squid is the rigging. Using 50 pound Spider Wire threaded through tubing and hitched to an AquaTalon hook. The combination of the two makes it possible to position the hook up or down by simply rotating the tubing. The rigging is the best of both worlds and better than any wire or braid alone . The hook is fixed in the ideal location in the fly to maximize ideal hook up with excellent flexibility and no bending or breakage like wire. The hook can easily be replaced by pushing the tubing up the hook bend enough to release the girth hitch. The Ultra-Rig allows the angler to replace the hook without damaging the trailer loop. The only fly tied commercially with such a unique rigging. 

 

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12350 Jerry's Ultra Squid, Blue/Black12351 Jerry's Ultra Squid, Pink/Orange12352 Jerry's Ultra Squid, Purple/Black

Jerry's Intruder

The birth of the Intruder was in the Pacific Northwest. It has gone through many evolutions and surely it will continue to evolve, but Jerry's Intruder as it is tied today is a fish catcher. Tied using composite loops, UV materials and a Gamakatsu trailer hook, confidence is high when using this fly. Jerry's Intruder is approximately 3" long. Single Station Intruder is about 2" in length.

 

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12300 Jerry's Intruder, Black/Purple12301 Jerry's Intruder, Olive/Orange12302 Jerry's Intruder, Orange/White
12303 Jerry's Intruder, Pink/Orange12304 Jerry's Intruder, Black/Blue12313 Single Station Intruder, Black/Purple
12311 Single Station Intruder, Chartreuse/White12312 Single Station Intruder, Olive/Black12313 Single Station Intruder, Pink/White
12314 Single Station Intruder, Black/Blue12315 Single Station Intruder, Black/Chartreuse

Dirty Hoh

New Size

The Dirty Hoh is a cross between an Intruder and a String Leech. It has a rabbit strip to get leech-like movements and a shoulder in the front tied like an Intruder to give the fly a large profile. Three sizes: Mini is 3" (new for 2017/18), Steelhead size is 3.5" and Chinook size is 4".

 

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12334 Mini Dirty Hoh, Black/Blue12335 Mini Dirty Hoh, Blue/Chartreuse12336 Mini Dirty Hoh, Olive/White
12337 Mini Dirty Hoh, Orange/Pink12338 Mini Dirty Hoh, Pink/White12339 Mini Dirty Hoh, Purple/Black
12320 Dirty Hoh, Steelhead Size, Black/Blue12321 Dirty Hoh, Steelhead Size, Black/Orange12322 Dirty Hoh, Steelhead Size, Pink
12323 Dirty Hoh, Steelhead Size, Orange/Pink12330 Dirty Hoh, Chinook Size, Black/Blue12331 Dirty Hoh, Chinook Size, Black/Chartreuse
12332 Dirty Hoh, Chinook Size, Chartreuse/White12333 Dirty Hoh, Chinook Size, Pink

Summer Sculpin

Just like Jerry's steelhead flies, his trout flies utilize tying techniques to build a durable fly and a fly that has a profile that will not collapse in heavy water. This Summer Sculpin has an overall length of 3.5". Meat-eating trout are going to attack this fly.

 

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12340 Summer Sculpin, Sculpin Olive12341 Summer Sculpin, Burnt Orange12342 Summer Sculpin, Olive12343 Summer Sculpin, White

Waker Maker

Tied using closed cell foam, this dry will make a disturbance on the water, but will not become waterlogged.

 

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16165 Waker Maker, Black/Blue16166 Waker Maker, Black/Chartreuse16167 Waker Maker, Black/Orange
16168 Waker Maker, Pink16169 Waker Maker, Wake-n-Eggs (Red/White)

Engineered to Fish

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