Questions and answers

What does an RS2 fly imitate?

What does an RS2 fly imitate?

The RS2 stands for “Rim’s Semblance 2” and will imitate a midge or mayfly. Since the original creation, which was tied with beaver fur for dubbing and saddle hackle for the wings, there has been many variations of this pattern.

Is a RS2 a dry fly?

It can be fished as a dry fly, emerger or nymph for both midges and mayflies. RS2 fly is, in my humble opinion, one of the best fishing flies ever designed.

Who invented the RS2?

The RS2 pattern was developed more than 30 years ago by Colorado angler and tier Rim Chung. The name of the fly is short for “Rim’s Semblance 2,” and it fishes well as both a midge or a mayfly emerger. The original version featured natural beaver fur dubbing and saddle hackle for the wing.

What does RS2 stand for?

RS2

Acronym Definition
RS2 Runescape 2 (game)

Who invented the RS2 fly?

About Rim Chung. Rim Chung created the RS2 fly some forty years ago. As Carl Licis wrote, “When Rim Chung came to America, little did he know he would create what might be the most effective fishing fly ever devised for Colorado’s South Platte River.”

What is an emerger fly pattern?

What is an emerger pattern? Emerger fly patterns are designed to imitate aquatic insect larvae that are in the process of metamorphosing into flying insects. When the larvae mature, they ascend upwards through the water column and have to break through the meniscus on the water surface.

Who created the RS2?

RIM CHUNG CREATED THE PATTERN WE CALL THE RS2 IN THE 1970s, and since then this fly has developed an extremely loyal following. I believe the main reason for its popularity is that regardless of conditions, place, or time of year, it almost always catches fish.

What was the original name of the RS2 fly?

The RS2 pattern was developed more than 30 years ago by Colorado angler and tier Rim Chung. The name of the fly is short for “Rim’s Semblance 2,” and it fishes well as both a midge or a mayfly emerger. The original version featured natural beaver fur dubbing and saddle hackle for the wing.

What’s the best way to tie a RS2 fly?

An author and blogger, Grobert shows off several neat tricks, such as using a short piece of extra thread to splay the tails, that will help you tie other small flies. RS2 Fly from Tightline Productions~T. Flagler on Vimeo from Tightline Productions~T. Flagler This opens in a new window. RS2 Fly from Tightline Productions on Vimeo.

How can I make variations on the RS2?

You can create incredible variations by switching materials for the tail, body, and wing. If you haven’t tied or fished the RS2, you’re missing out. Tim Flagler produces must-see fly tying and fishing instructional videos. To enjoy his terrific videos, go to www.practicalpatterns.com. Tim lives in New Jersey.

What kind of fly hook for RS2 Midge?

RS2 Fly from Tightline Productions on Vimeo. Hook: Straight-eye dry fly hook (here a Dai-Riki #310), size 18-24. Thread: Olive, 6/0 or 140 denier. Tails: Two white or dun Microfibbets.