With the Salmonfly hatch in full swing on many of our western US rivers I thought I’d pay homage to the great winged beasts with this week’s Friday Night Fly Tying Video. We’ll start off with a pretty realistic looking salmonfly nymph brought to us by Mike Thomas, next week take a look at some…

 

I have to admit when I came across this week’s Friday Night Fly Tying Video by Chris Michels of Creek Addict I was a little embarrassed. I often use jigs for bass and panfish but I don’t normally think of using Tungsten jigs for trout, at least not on a fly rod. Used extensively in…

 

It’s Hendrickson fly time here in the mid-Atlantic states of the US so for the next few weeks we’ll feature Hendrickson fly patterns including nymphs, emergers, soft hackles, duns and spinners. In tonight’s Friday Night Fly Tying Video by Davie McPhail we feature the Hare’s Ear nymph, an all-time classic that makes an excellent Hendrickson…

 

Charlie Craven shows us how to tie a perfect pheasant tail nymph in less than two minutes. Want to know his secret? Practice Makes Perfect You got it – practice! Charlie is a professional fly tier who has perfected his skills by tying up to 20 dozen trout flies a day and has been tying…

 

How do you improve one of the most versatile and effect fly fishing nymphs ever created? Just ask Torrey Collins and Aaron Jasper who demonstrates how to tie the Improved Hare’s Ear nymph in this fly tying video tutorial. It’s All in the Fly Dubbing Torrey Collins is a self-proclaimed fly dubbing fanatic and when…

 

Here a nymph, there a nymph, nymphs everywhere! You’d be smart to start fishing and fly tying nymphs, too! Why Nymphs? Well because nymphs are everywhere and guess what, nymphs make up the majority of a trout’s diet – a vast majority. It’s been said 90 percent of the time trout feed below the water’s…

 

We’ve added some killer fly patterns to our growing collection of fly tying videos including this Rubber Leg Stonefly by Aaron Jasper of Trout Predator Online. East vs. West Traditionally thought of as a Western style fly, this simple fly pattern is equally effective on streams in the Eastern US and turned my day around…