Nymph Fly Patterns
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/263 Uncle Cheech from FlyFishFood is on the podcast today to share his top nymph fly patterns and to share his wisdom on all things fly tying and fly fishing. FlyFishFood has created on of the best online resource for finding fly materials and great fly patterns.
charlie craven fly fishing
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/125 Charlie Craven from Charlie's Fly Box breaks down a perspective of tying flies for a living.  He describes what it takes to make an original pattern and what it means to become a signature fly tyer. We also here about his fly tying class and the book he wrote that many consider the ultimate guide for beginner fly tyers.  Find out which is the number 1 selling pattern in the box an what he always has handy heading out on the river.
euro nymph flies
Show Notes Links: https://wetflyswing.com/236 Garrett Lesko is on the podcast in episode 236 to talk about the most popular Euro Nymph Flies and how to tie them.  Garrett is one of the young all stars in the fly tying space and has a broad mix of patterns he covers.
fly tyers dungeon
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/mad The Founder of Fly Tyers Dungeon sat down to tell his story and the story of his company which produces unique fly tying materials in Montana. Find out how to get some unique materials at a great discount in this one.  We get into how he produces his material and how you can get custom made materials if you just reach out and ask.
picket pin
  In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie a classic wet fly, the Picket Pin.  Click on the link below to watch the video on tying the picket pin. I also provide a link below to the material list and a great article on the history of this great fly.  I received a message from Colin who...
the skunk
I show you how to tie a skunk, one of the most classic steehead flies that was created in the 1930's. There has since been many variations of the skunk including the Green-Butt Skunk tied by Callaghan of North Umpqua River fame.   Click here to watch the Skunk Video Tutorial:   The Skunk Material List Thread:  8/0 Daiichi Black (click here to purchase) Hook:  Daiichi #2441...
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...
soft hackle hares ear
In todays video I show you how to tie a Soft Hackle Hares Ear.  This was noted by John Gierach as one of his all time goto flies for trout. John fishes a lot of the high mountain streams in Colorado and I had him on the podcast in episode 47.   Click here to watch the Soft Hackle Hares Ear Video:   The...
stinger hook
In today's fly tying video I show you how to tie a stinger hook onto a waddington shank.  This is a popular method for preparing a great fly that hooks up cleanly and nicely for steelhead.   Click here to watch the stinger hook video:   Stinger hook materials Umpqua 45 mm Waddington Shank 70 denier thread TMC 78510 stinger hook size #4 ...
pick yer pocket
In today's fly tying video I show you how to tie a Pick Yer Pocket Steelhead Fly.  This is a great pattern for summer and winter steelhead and can be fished in very diverse situations. Tie it sparse and fish it for summers.  Push a little water or a lot, it's all good with this fly.  Simon Gawesworth noted in...
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