Category Archives: Flies
This week’s fly-tying video features the Pearl Zonker, just one of many possible variations of this venerable pattern. Says tier and videographer Tim Flagler: “Think early season, high water, and maybe a sink-tip line… then hang on tight.”
Tim Flagler offers directions for using simple household chemicals to strip peacock quills, a key component in many nymph patterns. Along the way, he offers several useful tips for handling, coloring and using quills in your flies.
In this week’s featured fly-tying video, Tim Flagler reveals his techniques for tying the Ausable Wulff, a high-floating classic that’s a great choice for fishing fast, broken water.
I’ve got a little secret for you. You know that ten-dollar, two-ounce bottle of “Shake and Bake” you put on your dry flies to keep them riding a little higher? That stuff is expensive. Like really, really expensive! While convenient … more
In this week’s featured fly-tying video, Matt Grobert ties a Blue-Winged Olive Quill Nymph with a bright orange hot spot for improved visibility. The svelte nature of this fly along with the weight of the tungsten bead allow it to sink …
In this week’s featured tying video, Tim Flagler ties another must-have pattern, the weighted Isonychia Nymph. As usual Tim gives a ton of helpful tips on using tools and materials to make the pattern more realistic and effective.