woolly worm
We are going back to basics today with the Woolly Worm.  One of the best first flies to begin with when starting out. I walk you through tying the woolly bugger in this video tutorial.  If you are new to fly tying then the best thing you can do is start with the basics. Whether a woolly worm or a woolly...
whip finisher
I've always found that the best way do tie flies is to minimize the steps you need to do.  Adding extra tools to your fly tying adds another step that can be avoided. I'll show you how to Whip Finish a fly without a tool in today's video.   How To Whip Finish Without a Tool:   How was that?  Do you still have...
bow to the fish
One of the easiest ways to loose a fish is to get so excited that you pull the fly right out of the fish's mouth.  This is no different for steelhead.  Next time you feel a pull of a fish from a swung fly, rememer to bow to the fish. What I mean is, instead of jerking the rod to...
flies
(leave a comment below noting if you like or hate tying flies)   Let me start by saying that knowing how many flies you have tied in your life isn't critical.  But, I did it anyway. I dug deep into the research bank to try and determine how many flies I have tied since I was 5.  Yes, 5.  I started tying...
guest posting
In regards to spey casting, does this sound familiar at all: "Sometimes I get a nice spey cast out there but about half the time my line fails to shoot out straight on the water." "I end up checking my line after a short session to notice that I have a number of "wind" knots in my leader." "My cast lacks the...