Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

How to Tie a Sulphur Breadline Emerger

The Sulphur Breadline Emerger is the subject of this week’s featured fly tying video.  Emergers are often a great alternative when trout not eating your high-riding dry fly patterns, and the Breadline Emerger is a good choice for imitating almost …

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How to Tie the Dustup Caddis

Tim Flagler ties a pattern he calls the “Dustup Caddis” in this week’s featured tying video. The entire body of the fly is created with rabbit fur dubbing, and Tim uses bleached deer hair for the wing and head.  Tim explains the … more

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How to Tie a BPS Spent Caddis

Tim Flagler ties a BPS Spent Caddis in this week’s featured tying video. This particular spent caddis pattern floats low in the water and is a great choice when  trout shun high-riding flies.

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How to Tie a Peacock March Brown Parachute

John Collins ties a Peacock March Brown Parachute in this week’s featuring fly tying video.  As videographer Tim Flagler says: “John’s a fixture at regional tying shows, a fellow member of the Regal Pro Staff and, as you will see …

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How to Tie an Allison Streamer

Matt Grobert ties Mike Appello’s Allison Streamer in this week’s featured tying video.  The pattern combines elements of a saltwater flatwing and Jack Gartside’s Soft Hackle Streamer, as shown by videographer Tim Flagler.

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How to Tie a Kaleidoscope Midge

John Collins demonstrates the steps for tying his Kaleidoscope Midge, or “K Midge,” in this week’s featured tying video. “The K Midge is so simple to tie, we’re going to show it to you in three different variations,” says videographer Tim …

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Orvis Introduces Tweed Waders

Personally, we’re just as taken with the stylish Sporran with convenient fly patch, but tweed is back in a big way.  Who better to make it happen than the venerable Orvis brand, arbiter of all things ancestrally inspired.

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Considering Jim Harrison

“Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving ourselves as wheels do cement for wearing each other out. We set this house on fire, forgetting that we live within.” (from “To a Meadowlark,” for M.L. Smoker)” ― Jim Harrison Jim Harrison … more

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Jim Harrison Passes

Novelist, poet, essayist, gourmand and angler Jim Harrison died yesterday evening, apparently of a heart attack or stroke, at his home in Patagonia, Arizona. Harrison’s imaginative personality was too big for words, and yet he chose words as his way of gifting it … more

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How to Tie a Son of San Juan Worm

The Son of San Juan Worm is the subject of this week’s featured fly tying video.  Tim Flagler says of this odd but effective pattern: “I know the ends look too long with respect to the body and the hook size …

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