Category Archives: Flies
Tim Flagler ties a John Barr streamer pattern, the Slumpbuster, in this week’s featured tying video. “The Slumpbuster is an absolutely awesome pattern for high, discolored water,” notes Flaglers, “and has a reputation for catching big fish.”
A great early-season pattern, the Little Black Stonefly is fun to tie and provides plenty of opportunity for variation in materials and color. Tim Flagler ties this week’s featured pattern with a few of his own tweaks, including using a …
A Benedictine breviary containing what are thought to be the earliest known fly pattern recipes was recently discovered by antiquarian bookseller, Maggs Bros. Ltd. of London. Read more and view a video of the manuscript via The Literary Fly Fisher.
Bruce Corwin ties the featured fly pattern of the week, a Wally Wing Rusty Spinner. The Wally Wing style of tying wings, developed by Canadian Wally Lutz, is ideal for imitating the spinner stage of the mayfly.
Higa’s SOS (“Save Our Skin”) is the featured fly tying pattern of the week. Tim Flagler shows how to use plunger-style hackle pliers to make handling the small hook easier, and how a magnetic strip on the end of a popsicle …
The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Quantico program and the Fort Belvoir Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program will host the Second Annual Fly Tying Marathon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia on Saturday March … more
The Infamous Pink Worm–a remarkably quick-to-tie combo worm and fly pattern–is the focus of this week’s featured tying video. “Scoff if you like, but you can’t argue with this fly’s ability to catch fish,” says tier and videographer Tim Flagler.
Tim Flagler ties the Ray Charles Sow Bug in this week’s featured fly pattern video. As Tim says, this is “a great little pattern that’s super easy to tie and has proven itself just about everywhere, particularly on the Bighorn River …
Due to concerns over avian influenza (HPAI) in flocks in California, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, the USDA has announced that the certification statement referring to the United States as free from HPAI cannot be endorsed. This means that countries requiring … more