hackled skip nymph
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie the Hackled Skip Nymph, a great callibaetis nymph and also a great nymph for steelhead fishing. I intereviewed Skip Morris in episode 36 of the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast.  This episode drops in August of 2018 so stay tuned if it's before that date.   Click here to watch...
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...
frenchie nymph
I show you how to tie a Frenchie Nymph in today's fly tying video.  The Frenchie is a versatile nymph that can be tied in multiple colors using UV dub. Click here to watch the Frenchie Nymph Video: Please subscribe to my youtube channel if you found this video helpful.   Materials for the Frenchie Nymph Hook:  Daiichii #1560 Size #12 Bead:  1/8″ Brass Bead Thread:  Orange...
open clinch knot
The open clinch knot has probably helped me hook more fish than any other knot.  Super simple to tie and strong, the open clinch knot does two big things - It gives your fly more action and keeps your fly from getting tangled up. Click on the video below to see how the knot is easily tied.  The big trick...
I put together a short video that introduces the Wet Fly Swing Members Society.  Have a listen and find out why I am so proud of the Members Society! Click Here to watch the Members Society Video:   Click here if you want to learn more about the Wet Fly Swing Members Society where we support you on your journey, we support...
In todays video I show you how to tie an Admiral Steelhead Pattern.  This traditional steelhead fly comes from Trey Combs book:  Steelhead Fly Fishing and Flies. This fly is a steelhead version of the original tied by Eustace Rogers.  Take a look below for the material list.   Click here to watch the Admiral fly tying video:   The Admiral Material List Tail:  Red...
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...
Green-Butt Skunk Dark
I show you how to tie the Green-Butt Skunk Dark in today's fly tying tutorial.  The green butt is a classic steelhead fly and today demonstrate the classic hair wing style. This fly works great swinging for summer steelhead but is an all around killer steelhead color (click here to see a post that describes steelhead fly colors). Click here to...
teeny nymph
In todays video I demonstrate how to tie one of the easiest and most effective flies for any fish species, the Teeny Nymph.  I tie a trout fly style nymph on a size #12 hook with natural pheasant tail for the material. Click here to see how to tie the Teeny Nymph: This has got to be one of the most...
steelhead flies
I've had many steelhead guests on the Wet Fly Swing Podcast who have told me that steelhead flies and the fly pattern you select for steelhead is not of critical importance. More important are likely the presentation of the fly, the line you use, and whether you are getting down to the fish.  I have many podcast episodes and blog...
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