Category Archives: Flies
Tim Flagler demonstrates the steps for tying a Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear in this week’s featured fly-tying video. ”It’s your basic gold-ribbed hare’s ear nymph that’s been totally tricked out with all the options.”
In this week’s featured tying video, Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie his Matt’s Monster Bugger, a great early-season pattern designed perfectly for fast, off-colored water.
Breaking from traditional methods, with help from buddies Reese and Jeff, “expert” guide Hank Patterson presents a fly tying class, complete with new techniques and materials and fresh look at design.
In this week’s featured tying video, Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie a Little Black Stonefly Nymph, one of the first effective stonefly imitations of the season.
Following multiple frustrations in navigating fly-tying websites and forums, Luke McCoy decided to develop his own online community, designed with databases of patterns, forums, and store. On The Vise is user-friendly, built specifically with fly tiers in mind. Read more … more
Tim Flagler ties a Rainbow Warrior in this week’s featured fly tying video. Despite the fact that this fly seems to look like nothing trout eat, Team USA member Lance Egan proved its effectiveness by using it as his go-to fly …
Tim Flagler ties Pat Dorsey’s Mercury Midge in this week’s featured fly tying video. “I know some people who use them year-round,” says Flagler, “but for me Pat Dorsey’s creation is kind of a quintessential winter midge pattern.”
Tim Flagler ties a Copper Zebra Midge in this week’s featured fly tying video. Tim includes come excellent tips for working with tiny beads, using Ultra-Wire for ribs on a small hook, and properly orienting herl on the body.
Delivering flies such as Barry Reynolds’s “Carp Bitter” to Jay Zimmerman’s “Backstabber,” Umpqua Feather Merchants has been a leader in carp fly design. And recently, Trevor Tanner of Fly-Carpin’ spoke with Umpqua’s New Fly Manager, Bruce Olson, about trends in … more