Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin
Several readers have commented recently on the extraordinary number of tying tips “hidden” in Tim Flagler’s tying videos. Tim’s Gold-Ribbed Hare’s Ear nymph, featured this week, is no exception. Learn how to use a finger-wrap to make breaking thread easy, …
Matt Grobert ties a Hendrickson Sparkle Dun in our featured fly tying video of the week. When high-floating hackled dries stop working, try this alternative, which sinks ever so slightly beneath the film.
Dana Quillen, Executive Director of the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival, recently announced the expansion of the annual riverside fly fishing festival to include additional casting classes, larger grounds, and a showing of the film Where The Yellowstone Goes. According to … more
Scott Bowen reviews A Bridge To FUBAR: Long Walks and Nice Casts in North Korea 2006-2011, the story of how a an elite Special Forces LRS team managed to explore and map undiscovered North Korean blue-ribbon trout streams—all while surveilling secret … more
Tim Flagler demonstrates in detail how to tie an American Pheasant Tail Nymph. Flagler suggests tying a dozen at a time, not just for consistency, but because you can never have enough Pheasant Tail Nymphs.
Our featured fly tying video of the week shows how to tie a Quill Gordon Parachute Emerger, as styled by tier Alan Landheer.
Chally Bates was just fourteen years old when he came up with a pattern designed specifically for stocked trout. Bates is now well into his 70s, and his streamer works just as well as it did 60 years ago. …
Tim Flagler demonstrates the steps for tying a Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear in this week’s featured fly-tying video. ”It’s your basic gold-ribbed hare’s ear nymph that’s been totally tricked out with all the options.”
In this week’s featured tying video, Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie his Matt’s Monster Bugger, a great early-season pattern designed perfectly for fast, off-colored water.