Category Archives: Flies

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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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 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 Improved BWO Sparkle Dun

Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie a BWO Improved Sparkle Dun in this week’s featured tying video.  “It’s one of those must-have patterns that can be used pretty much year-round and just about anywhere,” says videographer Tim Flagler. “These take a bit …

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Fly Tying in an Unpredictable World

A world that seems increasingly unpredictable drives author Christopher Schaberg to embrace a part of fly fishing he hadn’t before: the fly tying desk. “I found myself gravitating back to my workstation at the end of each dizzying day of … more

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How to Tie a Micro Egg

Looking for a fun, easy-to-tie pattern to experiment with this holiday season? Try the Micro Egg.  “A couple of years ago, friend and regional guide Keith Gardner turned me on to fishing super small eggs and, pardon the pun, I’ve been …

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Video: How to Tie a Micro Caddis Larva

Any small caddis larva is a great starter pattern for new tiers.  This week Tim Flagler offers tips on how for novices and experts alike as he shows the steps for tying a Micro Caddis Larva.

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How to Tie a Zelon Musk Midge

Tim Flagler reveals his Zelon Musk Midge, a pattern that uses only two materials other than thread, in this week’s featured tying video.

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Loon Live with Hogan Brown

The next episode of Loon Live will feature guide and fly designer Hogan Brown, “answering your questions about chasing fish on the west coast, especially on his home waters of the Yuba River.” Visit the Loon website for more details and … more

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