Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

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 Egan’s Frenchie

Tier and competitive fly fisher Lance Egan demonstrates the steps for tying the Egan’s Frenchie in this week’s featured video. “The Frenchie is my version, or my favorite color combination, of a common competition fly.  When I first entered the world of …

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How to Tie the Major Woody

Tim Flagler ties a pattern he calls the “Major Woody,” a fly that features wood duck and wood-duck-colored materials, in this week’s featured video. “You can dead drift it, swing it, twitch it or even dust it up with desiccant and …

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Lefty Kreh Update

Lefty Kreh Update: I spoke to Lefty for almost an hour this morning and he sounded great. Since there have been so many questions about his health, he asked that we publish this short note: “God and my doctor have … more

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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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Video: How to Tie a WD-40 Plus

“It’s really just a regular old WD-40 but with a split wing case and an emergent wing,” says Tim Flagler of this week’s featured pattern, which he calls the WD-40 Plus.  Notes Flagler: “A single CDC puff is used to form …

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Video: How to Tie JC’s Electric Caddis Larva

Tim Flagler demonstrates the steps for tying John Collins’s Electric Caddis Larva in this week’s featured tying video. “Although it fishes well year round,” says Flagler, “it’s particularly effective during the winter months when trout have been known to gorge themselves on the naturals …

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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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