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...
blood knot
I show you how to tie a blood knot in today's fly fishing 101 video tutorial series.  The blood knot without question is one the the greatest fly fishing knots of all time. A knot that may be a little harder than some up front but is actually pretty easy once you practice a bit. It is used to tie leaders...
hares ear
I demonstrate how to tie a flashback hares ear in todays fly tying video.  This is a little variation from the original because of the brass bead and flashabou wing case but works pretty perfect. Click here to watch the video on Tying the Flashback Hares Ear: Hook:  Daichii #1710 Size #12 Bead:  1/8" Brass Bead Thread:  Size 70 Ultra thread Tail:  Pheasant Tail Rib: ...
Fly Tying Instructions for Beginners
It's kind of crazy I haven't written this blog post yet.  After creating The Fly Tying Mentor which is essentially Fly Tying Instructions for Beginners, I didn't really explain fully to the world how it is valuable to someone who is new to fly tying. I'll do this today so you understand why you might want to get involved in...
purple peril
We just got off the river from our annual cast and blast deer hunting and steelhead trip.  During the fishing, hunting and beer drinking we managed to get a fly tying session in.  The Purple Peril was a pattern that killed it that day and is the reason for this post. Although the deer numbers and steelhead numbers were down...