Category Archives: Flies
Matt Grobert ties the Tungsten Torpedo in this week’s featured tying video. As videographer Tim Flagler says, “it’s become a staple of competitive fly fishermen and with good reason: it works.”
Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced that Josh Graffam, guide and current member of Fly Fishing Team USA, will be joining their team as key account and international accounts manager. Read more in the press release below.
Matt Grobert ties Art Flick’s Classic Red Quill in this week’s featuring fly tying video. It’s a great pattern to have in the box for those early spring Hendricksons that are only a couple of weeks away.
In this week’s featured fly tying video, Tim Flagler ties the Bivisible, a pattern popularized by Edward Ringwood Hewitt in the 1920s. As Flagler notes: “The bivisible is a time-tested attractor pattern that floats well and represents a wide range of aquatic …
One of the great macro-events a fly fisher can experience is the spawning swarm of marine worms. Whether it’s the palolo worm of the sub-tropics or the cinder worm of colder waters, when the event happens it draws massive numbers …
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.