You'll appreciate the strike-inducing power of this versatile nymph pattern.

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The Story

Originally tied by Utah-based Orvis-Endorsed Guide Spencer Higa to be a baetis imitation, his S.O.S. has bailed out anglers all over the country, in plenty of different situations. Featuring a slender abdomen and split back, it takes on a lifelike appearance underwater that fish can't seem to refuse. Simply browse the reviews to see the kinds of accolades this fly has garnered from fly fishers near and far.

Sizes: 16, 18, 20.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice fly Great little fly! The quality is great, caught a good one on first day.
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A terrific Euro Nymphing pattern Perfect for Euro or high stick nymphing in riffles. A great attractor fly with good weighting to get it down to the bottom.
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good flies work well These flies are awsome but they thread keeps coming undone I have to use super glue on them to be sure they don't unravel I only orderd 4 of them and 2 of them were trashed by the following day others I just added super glue to and they have stayed the same just the tail got chewed off but that's gonna happen to any fly but I kept the hooks and tied up some midge patterns with them every fly I've bought from orvis is quality tied and have lasted for months and months on end but these Idk about them.but shout out to orvis love everything about orvis from rods to apparel
Date published: 2018-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great flashy pattern for murky streams The stream was murky after a big storm and this bright pattern did really well. The Browns couldn't get enough
Date published: 2018-09-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Quality not what I expected! While I did catch a ton of fish on these flies, especially the black pattern, I had to tie a new fly on after a couple fish. In one day I went through all 9 flies I had purchased, each one just fell apart after a couple fish or 1-2 hours of fishing. Hopefully I can find someone local to tie some up, or maybe it’s time to start tying myself.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely ordering this fly again! The quality of this fly exceeded my expectations. It also catches fish and I fish tail waters that are highly pressured. Only problem is I did not order a large enough quantity.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looking fly Can’t wait to get me wet in Iceland. This was recommended by the folks I’m fishing with in Iceland.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality fly! Great fly as the bottom fly on a nymph tandem rig.
Date published: 2018-04-19
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