Category Archives: Flies
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.
In this week’s featured tying video, Tim Flagler gives away his technique for cutting tying thread neatly and easily, based on a modification to a favorite tying tool. Learn how to “Use a Whip Finish Tool to Cut Thread.”