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Tag: fly tying

Casper Fly Shop Streaming Tying Lessons

I love Wyoming - both the empty stretches of prairie, and the people who make up the Cowboy State. This story from Wyoming News Now just makes me love Wyoming that much more. The Ugly Bug Fly Shop, based in Casper, is streaming fly tying lessons for kids during this pandemic. According to the article, the shop has been streaming fly tying videos for years...

Podcast: The Articulate Fly

In the most recent episode of The Articulate Fly, host Marvin Cash sits down with Mike Hogue of Badger Creek Fly Tying. They discuss everything from commercial fly tying to Minnesota pocket gophers. You can listen to the podcast below.

Bass/Saltwater Fly Tying Legend Jimmy Nix Tying the Basic Bass Fly

Jack Dennis: "In 1988 I had the unique opportunity of working with bass and saltwater legendary Jimmy Nix on video fly tying for bass and fly tying for saltwater VHS tapes. Back then, there was virtually nothing in the video to highlight the tremendous interest in both bass and saltwater fly tying. It was coming-of-age quite. Frankly, nobody did it better...

Getting Started in Fly Tying

In this Q&A segment, Kev from Asheville writes: "I guess I'm a little late with this. I was wondering about beginning tying. I have been fishing my entire life. I have made my own bass lures, etc., but I have never tried fly tying. I have no idea where to even start. I have watched all of your videos that I can find, including the "which vise to buy...

Podcast Interview with Tom Whiting

Anyone who ties flies, or fly fishes at all, has likely heard of Whiting Farms. They produce some of the best fly tying hackle in the world, and their capes are a favorite of competitive anglers and weekend warriors alike. The folks over at Wet Fly Swing (a great fly fishing resource for beginners, with tons of podcasts and articles on the more intricate...

29th International Fly Tying Symposium Set for Sheraton Parsippany Nov. 23-24

The 29th International Fly Tying Symposium will be held Nov. 23-24 in the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, NJ.

Setting Up a Travel Fly Tying Kit

From a lightweight vise to selecting materials and hooks, Dan Zazworsky writes a great article on how to pack a travel fly tying kit. “There is nothing worse than losing your last killer fly pattern to a good fish right in the middle of a long weekend fishing trip,” he writes, “but the best way to prevent that from ruining the rest of your trip, is to...

AMFF 12th Annual Fly-Fishing Festival

The American Museum of Fly Fishing will hold their 12th annual Fly-Fishing Festival in Manchester, Vermont, on August 10, 2019. The event features vendors, demonstrations, music, food, and more.

"The Essential Mo"

Trout School tells the story of how Mo Bradley was part of a small group of dedicated fly fishers who in the 1960s developed new tactics for taking Kamloops trout in the dry, central plateau region of British Columbia. One cold December night, Mo called me in Vancouver from his home in Kamloops. It was just after Christmas and he was checking in. He was his...

Top Fly Tying Books

Whether you are new to fly tying or have been at it for a while, books can help develop your skills at tying and fly pattern design. In this post Paul Gaskell writes about his tops picks for books to help you at the fly tying desk. Read more via Discover Tenkara.