Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

Video: How to Tie the SBR Hendrickson Nymph

Tim Flagler calls the pattern featured in this week’s tying video the “SBR Hendrickson Nymph.”  It imitates a ready-to-hatch-out Red Quill.

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Chester Allen: “I Can See Clearly Now”

“FOR MOST of my fish-addled life, a winter trip to Florida was a sanity-saving jump into summer for a week or so,” writes Chester Allen in his new column. “I made the jump to Florida the second week of March this … more

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How to Tie a Hendo Hammer

John Collins shows how to tie his Hendo Hammer in this week’s featured tying video. The pattern is meant to imitate an adult female Hendrickson struggling to escape its nymphal shuck. The front part of the fly floats on the water’s surface, while the trailing shuck …

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Sequel to “A River Runs Through It” Is Official

The second “shot in the casting arm” that fly fishing has been waiting for now seems to be a reality.  Documents uncovered by MidCurrent reporter Scott Bowen reveal that producers are in fact working on the sequel to the most … more

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How to Tie Ed Engle’s Bubble Winged BWO Emerger

Noted small-fly expert Ed Engle is the guest tier for this week’s featured tying video, which features his Bubble Winged BWO Emerger.  Says Engle: “Typically I’ll tie this fly down to size 22. If you’re going to do that, you want the …

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Video: How to Tie a Mini McMouse Face

Cheech Pierce demonstrates how to tie his Mini McMouse Face streamer, which he refers to as “High Protein in a Small Package.”

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How to Tie the Pat’s Plus

Tim Flagler demonstrates the steps for tying the Pat’s Plus in this week’s featured tying video.  “Pat’s Plus is basically a refined version of a Pat’s Rubber Legs. In some regards, it’s even easier to tie than the original,” says Flagler. 

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How to Tie a Euro Early Black Stone

Tim Flager demonstrates how to tie a Euro Early Black Stone in this week’s featured tying video.

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Video: How to Tie an Egan’s Frenchie

Tier and competitive fly fisher Lance Egan demonstrates the steps for tying the Egan’s Frenchie in this week’s featured video. “The Frenchie is my version, or my favorite color combination, of a common competition fly.  When I first entered the world of …

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How to Tie the Major Woody

Tim Flagler ties a pattern he calls the “Major Woody,” a fly that features wood duck and wood-duck-colored materials, in this week’s featured video. “You can dead drift it, swing it, twitch it or even dust it up with desiccant and …

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