fly patterns
Have you ever been on the river when one person was hammering the fish and all others were picking their nose?  The dude seemed to hook up 3 or 4 times for every touch you had.  Probably wondering what fly pattern he was using, right? Sometimes in fly fishing, bigger isn't always better.  In fact I've found that the smaller...
wooly bugger
The wooly bugger is one of the easiest and most effective flies to tie for a vast number of fish species.  I demonstrate how to tie a wooly bugger and provide a few tips on general tying instruction.  Watch the video to see how the wooly bugger is tied. Materials for the Black Wooly Bugger Tail:  Black Marabou Body:  Black...
steelhead fly
The traditional steelhead fly patterns are still as effective as ever.  In the day in age with tube flies, hobo flies, and many others new designs, I still find good success swinging the traditional steelhead fly.  The Stewart is a great example and in this session I demonstrate how to tie a sparsely dressed low water style fly. Materials for...
egg sucking leach
There are a number of different ways to tie the Egg Sucking Leech.  Whether a wooly bugger, bunny leech or other, this pattern is effective in many different situations.  I will take you quickly through a sparse bunny leech tying demonstration so you have a feel how to get started. Take a look at the video below and then check...
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