Tippets: Connecting Fly Line to Leader, Tying Classic Salmon Flies

March 7, 2017 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent article Devin Olsen demonstrates how to make the connection from fly line to leader. He demonstrates two techniques: a blood knot connection for monofilament fly lines, and a superglue splice for braided core lines. Via Gink & Gasoline.
  • Classic salmon flies are the “epitome of the fly dresser’s art” and are also intimidating to learn how to tie. Eric Austin offers a great beginning tutorial of strategies for tying classic salmon fly patterns, via Fly Tyer Magazine.