Fall weather brings some of the best fly fishing of the year! With changing conditions, we adapted our Essential Fall Trout Fly Kits to be a universal collection that will cover all of your fall trout fly needs.
As temperatures go lower and leaves begin to fall, our standard natural flies can get lost in the mix and become harder for trout to distinguish. Our Essential Fall Fly Kits are based on signature Guide Flies that stand out from the debris and leaf litter and can also get the trout's attention on overcast and cloudy days.
We find that a mix of heavy jig style flies and unweighted, natural flies like sucker spawn and our finesse San Juan Worms are great combinations for attracting trout that are looking to put on weight for the upcoming winter and spawns. The jig-style hooks have the benefit of fewer snags on drifting leaves!
Our Essential Fall Fly Kits include some smaller-bodied/larger tungsten bead flies that are better at cutting through the leaves and getting multi-fly rigs into the strike zone during later fall conditions.
When the trout are more aggressive, a flashy Guide Bugger is hard to beat on the downstream swing.
Essential Fall Fly Kits Include 24, 36, or 60:
Guide Buggers- #4/6 Sparkle Brown Trout, #4/6 White Minnow
- Mop Fly Jigs- #12 Caddis Green Sparkle, Golden Stone Sparkle Mop
San Juan Worms- #16 Our Hi-Vis San Juan Worm in a barbless finesse size
Sucker Spawn- #16 in Pink or Cream to match the sucker spawn egg colors
EDC Peeping Caddis- #14 Jig style peeping cased caddis
Nuclear Wired Walts Worms- #14 high-vis caddis
Rubberleg Stonefly- #12 Black OG Stonefly
- Guide Prince Nymphs- #14 Tungsten bead Guide Prince Nymphs
- Frenchies- #14 Guide Frenchies, tied on competition jig hooks
- G Midges- #18 Black, Red, Olive G-Midges
- RS200- #18-20 Olive, Black
Straggle Caddis- #14 Olive Elk Hair Caddis with a Straggle String body
Rumble Pheasant Tails- #14, Our favorite flashy pheasant tail attractor nymph
Add a FliCon sealed, slit silicon fly box for $10!
If you have any substitution requests, please let us know in the order notes. We'll do our best to pack the kits for your personal waters.
Meet the Guanaja Fly Tyers Guild. They are the primary supplier and designers for Guide Flies and the inspiration to pass on the art of fly tying to this incredibleisland community.
It started by recognizing the natural fly tying talent that existed in the community of Guanaja. The guides and family members of the Fly Fish Guanaja staff had learned the basics of fly tying and made creative flies for technical permit and bonefish that were not easily fooled.
Over the the last three years they have worked hard to perfect their craft. What began as an experiment in the beach front cabana, has turned into one of the greatest small business opportunities for the Island of Guanaja.
The team of fly tyers that make the Guanaja Fly Tyers Guild is instructed and led by Dave McKenna. They work daily to make the custom tied flies you can purchase through our website. They are self managed and work with an entrepreneurial approach to their business of fly tying.
Through the challenges of passing hurricanes and the Covid-19 pandemic, they have persevered and worked with pride to make the flies we offer here.
We all thank you sincerely for the support and orders that have helped bring the entire team through the hardest parts of the past year. We are very excited to share our newest flies and designs with you!