Fly Tying Videos

J’s Hi-Tie Sally – Jesse Riding

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Jesse: Born and raised in Northern Utah. Have tied since I was 8 years old and fished many places and countries, but mostly in Western streams and lakes. Love to use a combination […]

Zig-Zag Multi – Branden Teuller

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Branden My name is Branden Tueller and I currently reside in the beautiful Wood River Valley (Sun Valley, Idaho). I have been tying flies for about 15 years, and have been a demonstration […]

Bear Back Rider – Ken Burkholder

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Ken was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He began fishing the small creeks of the Boise River drainage as a youngster then during his teenage years began immersing himself on Silver Creek and […]

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 […]

Abaco Bunny – Tim Tollett

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Tim: My dad, Harold Tollett, got me started fly fishing in 1962. I started working for Walton Powell, of Powell Rod fame, in 1968 tying flies, and also helped build fiberglass rods and […]

Monkey Mouse – 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, […]

Purple Akroid – 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 […]

Green Drake Extended Body – 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 […]

Woven Stonefly – Gary Jones

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Gary Jones retired from advertising several years ago and now spends his days tying flies, fishing blue ribbon trout streams just outside of Bozeman, MT. In this pattern, he shows the very interesting yet […]

Frisky Fly – Jay Buchner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. RECIPE Hook: Mustad 1x 3906b #12-#18 (any nymph type hook will work) Bead: Gold to match hook size Weight: 4 or 5 turns of lead wire to secure bead Thread: 6/0 Danville prewaxed coffee […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gold Purpy – Rocky 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 […]

KC’s Powder Puff CDC Emerger – 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 […]

Delektable™ Lil’ Spanker Red

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 […]

T-Rex Worm – 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 […]

Callibaetis – 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 […]

Lead Eye Gotcha – 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 […]

Tube-Truder – Shannon McCormick

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This week’s tier is Shannon McCormick, International Travel Manager for Westbank Anglers in Jackson Hole, WY ( 307.733.6483). Shannon began guiding on the Henry’s Fork, Madison & Snake Rivers, as well as the Yellowstone […]

Rainy’s Bumble Bee – Jesse Riding

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Jesse: Born and raised in Northern Utah. Have tied since I was 8 years old and fished many places and countries, but mostly in Western streams and lakes. Love to use a combination […]

CDC Green Drake – 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. […]

Lowrider Sculpin – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Thanks to Hatchfinders Fly Shop for hosting us again! Doug Mcknight is a Livingston, Montana based Fly Tyer, Guide, Artist, and is a regular contributor to the weekly fly. He is a fly designer […]

Bear Hair Golden Trude – Ken Burkholder

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Ken was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He began fishing the small creeks of the Boise River drainage as a youngster then during his teenage years began immersing himself on Silver Creek and […]

Art Flick Dun Variant – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug McKnight returns with his Art Flick Dun Variant. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Billfish Popper – 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 Billfish Popper pattern is simple and cheap and worth […]

Stock Body CDC Drake Dun – Dandy Reiner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dandy Reiner grew up among the rivers and streams of Montana. She started fly fishing as a child along with her sister, under the tutelage of their father Dean Reiner, a long time Montana […]

Jay’s Dun Caddis – Jay Buchner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. RECIPE Hook: Standard Dry Fly #14-#18 Thread: 6/0 Danville Gray or to match Body Body: 3-4 strands goose wing quill or other wing quill in natural or dyed colors Wing: 2 Rooster or Hen […]