Fly Tying Videos

Whisper Shrimp – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pensylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom […]

Skwala Stone Dry Fly – Ben Byng

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Ben: I have been fly fishing and tying flies for the past 15 years. From 2001 to 2005, I worked for the late Andre Puyans helping at his fly fishing seminars in Idaho. […]

Honeymoon Dick Parachute – Dave Bloom

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dave was born and raised in Great Falls and has spent his life fishing the waters of southwest Montana. He began his guiding career in 1985 on the Henry’s Fork, the South Fork of […]

Slingblade Spoonfly – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug puts the weight on in this heave multi purpose fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pensylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. Doug began tying flies at age 9 […]

Willy’s Laser Midge – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he began tying his own flies for trout, salmon steelhead, and shad. Willy found his love of lake fishing […]

Wollum Worm – Rick Wollum

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Rick started flyfishing at the age of six, at an uncle’s cabin in Minnesota for bluegill. Flyfishing quickly became a lifetime pursuit in Colorado, with Rick spending a lot of time fishing Colorado’s South […]

Lady Caroline – Rockey Maley

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Until relatively recently Rocky was a inveterate cowboy. A few years ago an injury sidelined him and he eventually found his way to fly tying to pass the time. He’s since become an incredible […]

U-Conn Emerger

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This weeks tier is Howard Cole from Jackson, WY. Howard Cole started fly fishing over 35 years ago and has been tying flies nearly as long. He has tied flies at numerous events including […]

The Bleeding Minnow – Jerry Criss

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Jerry: I am a fly tyer from La Pine, Oregon. I retired to Central Oregon in “2004” to follow my passion for the sport of fly fishing and fly tying which took hold […]

Purple Czech Nymph – Tylar Dimond

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Tylar is relatively new to tying but is the protege of Bob Jacklin out of West Yellowstone. Tylar is from Utah and considers the Provo River to be his home waters. RECIPE: Hook: tmc […]

ARF Midge Pupa – Al Ritt

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Al: I grew up in Michigan and have fished as long as I can remember. After graduating college, I moved to California and gravitated toward fly fishing almost exclusively. I have been tying […]

Biggy’s Yellow Sally – Josh Stanish

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Josh Stanish is a tyer from Bozeman, MT. Find out more about Josh by going to www.biggiesbugs.blogspot.com or to www.montanatroutchasers.com Josh grew up in the mountains of Colorado and watched a world class resort […]

Deer Hair Popper – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug puts the weight on in this heave multi purpose fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pennsylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for […]

The Bread Crust Wet Fly – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight. Originally from Pensylvania, Doug now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow […]

Goddard Caddis – Steve Potter

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. For the last ten years, Steve has demonstrated his tying skills in Oregon, Idaho, Montana and California at Federation of Fly Fishing events. He has tied at the International sportsman’s Expositions in Sacramento, San […]

Elvira – Harley Reno

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Harley W. Reno holds a B.S. and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Zoology (Specialty- sensory anatomy in fishes). He retired after 34 years of professorial duty as a biologist, environmental engineer, and systems engineer, […]

Ant Acid – Kelly Galloup

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Kelly has been a fly fishing guide for 27 years. He started guiding in Michigan at the age of 16. He started his fly shop The Troutsman in Traverse City, Michigan, in 1981. He […]

KC’s Shaggy Caddis – Kieran Frye

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Kieran Frye has been tying flies since 1981. He is an award winning tyer, including the 1994 Mustad Scandinavian Open held in Oslo, Norway. Many of Kieran’s patterns were developed during his days afield […]

Spruce Moth – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This Yellowstone pattern has been pulled from the Yellowstone Patterns with Bob Jacklin available on our VHX store and directly from Bob at his shop. RECIPE: Hook: No 60 #10 wetfly hook ——————— Buy […]

Delektable™ Mega Prince – Dan Delekta

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dan Delekta started Fly fishing when he was ten years old, encouraged by his dad, who owned sporting goods stores in upstate New York. Dan grew up fishing in the Adirondack Mountains. His passion […]

Pink Sailfish Fly – James Warren

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. James Warren has been tying commercially since he was 12 years old. He has guided for 9 years and fished all over the world. His Pink Sailfish Fly is simple and cheap and worth […]

Rasta Puff – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug puts the weight on in this heavy multi purpose fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pensylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for […]

Tara-X – Boots Allen

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Boots Allen is a third generation guide and outfitter from Western Wyoming. Over the last 18 years, he has had the opportunity to fish and guide at destinations around the world, including Argentina, Russia, […]

Green Hornet – Dave Tucker

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. According to his mother, Dave began fishing with an actual fly while backpacking in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains. Such trips were an inspiration for Dave. Returning home, he would scrounge materials and begin tying. This […]

L2HF Hi-Vis Damsel – Al Ritt

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Al: I grew up in Michigan and have fished as long as I can remember. After graduating college, I moved to California and gravitated toward fly fishing almost exclusively. I have been tying […]

The Orcky – Harley Reno

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Harley W. Reno holds a B.S. and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Zoology (Specialty- sensory anatomy in fishes). He retired after 34 years of professorial duty as a biologist, environmental engineer, and systems engineer, […]

Shrimp Cocktail – Dave McKee

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This weeks tier is writer and outfitter Dave McKee of Dave McKee Flyfishing, LLC out of Bozeman, MT. He specializes in both trout and carp fishing in SW Montana as well as being an […]

Delektable™ CDC Elk Hair Caddis – Dan Delekta

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dan Delekta started Fly fishing when he was ten years old, encouraged by his dad, who owned sporting goods stores in upstate New York. Dan grew up fishing in the Adirondack Mountains. His passion […]

Double G – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. A cool and productive variation on the Griffith’s Gnat. Thanks to Hatch Finders Fly shop for hosting us. Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he […]

CW’s Reverse Puff PMD CDC emerger

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Chris: With regards to fly tying and fishing, I have done both since I was 9-years-old. Even with my rather limited math skills, I believe that translates to 40 years experience. Although I […]