Outdoor Canada’s must-have flies for fishing all across this nation (and beyond)


Every one of these fly patterns is a proven winner, recommended by Outdoor Canada‘s angling experts to get the job done in rivers, streams, lakes and ponds all across Canada. Our list includes both innovative new flies and classics that never go out of style. The patterns range from delicate dry flies for sipping trout to gaudy monstrosities that’ll fire up trophy pike and muskies—and everything else in between.


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