Six Thousand Flies
Russ Forney and Tim Scott

CDC Paraloop Mayfly Emerger
John Terje Refsahl

The Alaska Chronicles Excerpt
Miles Nolte

Still a Place for Tradition - Hackling Mayflies
Dave Wiltshire

Eyes for Tying
Russ Forney

Sparkle Spider
Lucian Vasies

Fly Fishing on the River Severn
kasperb

Upstream: An Alaskan Fishing Documentary
Capt. Andy Parker

Santa at the tying bench
Russ Forney

Cinderella Emerger
Russ Forney

New RealFlyColor Beads
Will Mullis

Flatwing Steelhead Fly
Frank G. Swarner III

Beyond the basics: A few more twists for the overhand weave
Russ Forney

LaFontaine's Legacy Excerpt
Al Beatty

LaFontaine's Legacy Review
Will Mullis

Recent Articles

Black and Gold Bluegill Nymph

Black and Gold Bluegill Nymph

Hook: Scud #6 – #16 Bead: 3mm Gold Thread: Black Rib: Gold Wire Tail: Black Rabbit Fur Abdomen: Black Thread Wingcase: Gold Floss Legs: Black and Gold Rubber Legs Thorax: Baitfish Ice Wing

Baby Grasshopper

Baby Grasshopper

Hook: 2xl # 12 – #16 Thread: Match Body Color Body: Double sheet foam Legs: Crazy Legs Wing: CDC

Royal Coachman Madam X

Royal Coachman Madam X

Hook: Std or Curved #10 – #16 Thread: Black Tail: Golden Pheasant Tippets Body: 1/3 Peacock Herl 1/3 Red Floss 1/3 Peacock Herl Legs: Barred Crazy Legs Wing: White Calf’s Tail Hackle: Coachman Brown

Bow River Bugger

Bow River Bugger

Hook: 6xl Streamer #12 – #1/0 Weight: .925 Lead Wire Tail: White Marabou Pearl Krystal Flash Body: White Chenille Hackle: White Saddle Hackle Head: Brown Deer Hair

Hatches Theater – Great Big Minnows, RUSH, New Zealand

Hatches Theater – Great Big Minnows, RUSH, New Zealand

Carp, trout, and NZ make up a great video post.

OPST Commando Skagit Heads

OPST Commando Skagit Heads

The OPST Comando Skagit Heads are the result of decades of focus on sustained anchor systemology (SAS) by Ed Ward and Jerry French.

TYING A GAMMARUS NYMPH – Lucian Vasies

TYING A GAMMARUS NYMPH – Lucian Vasies

Lucian shows how to tie a Gammarus Nymph with the “Pro Sportfisher shell” – a pre cut synthetic type of skin with a very realistic look.

April Vokey Explains How to Use Rhea When Tying Streamers

April Vokey Explains How to Use Rhea When Tying Streamers

April Vokey explains the purpose of using a Rhea feather and how to incorporate it in your flies.

Andreas Andersson’s Aino – Brian Wise

Andreas Andersson’s Aino – Brian Wise

The second video in the Andreas Andersson Series…the Aino. Andreas’s technique of stacking light weight materials on the back and front of the hook shank makes for a super light, yet thick profiled fly. Recipe: Rear Hook – #1 B10s Tail – EP Fibers Tail 2 – Marabou Body – Polar Chenille Mid-Body – Marabou […]

Mikael Frödin Willy Gunn

Mikael Frödin Willy Gunn

The famous Swedish salmon angler and fly tier Mikael Frödin ties a modern renderation of a classic hair winged salmon fly the Willie Gunn.

Metallica Salmon Fly – Davie McPhail

Metallica Salmon Fly – Davie McPhail

Metallica Salmon Fly designed by Mr. Petur Steingrimsson at Big Laxa in Iceland, designed whilst he was listing to a song by Metallica, on state radio Mr. Petur Steingrimsson is over 80 years old and had been a guide on the Laxa for over 60 years

Composite Dubbing Loops with Jerry French

Composite Dubbing Loops with Jerry French

Jerry French is a true steelhead fly tying innovator. He shares his vast knowledge of the construction and benefits of composite dubbing loops that is applicable to any style of tying

Winged Ant – by Holger Lachmann

Winged Ant – by Holger Lachmann

Summertime is Terrestrial time. There is no mistake on how effective a ant can be when fished under an overhanging tree or bank. This pattern not only offers a good “SPLAT” on contact with water, it also offers a solid profile construction and durability to fish all day.

Mikael Frödin – What makes a good fly

Mikael Frödin – What makes a good fly

Listen to Famous Swedish fly tyer Mikael Frödin details what he thinks makes a “great fly”

Rhyacophila Caddis Larvae by Mak

Rhyacophila Caddis Larvae by Mak

A great nymph pattern that will allow any tier to create a realistic nymph.

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