Fly Tying Videos

The Black Eye – 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 […]

Willy’s Rubber May – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. A tasty and elegant looking dry from Willy. 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 […]

L2HF Slimflash 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 […]

Butch Caddis – 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 […]

The Hatchmatcher – Randy Flynn

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Randy Says: I have been tying flies since my wife taught me to tie 38 years ago. I have always been fascinated with woven patterns, in particular those originated by George Grant and Franz […]

My My Shrimp – 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, […]

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 […]

Muddler Minnow – Chris Williams

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This video is available as an HD DOWNLOAD from our store! 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 […]

Peacock Softhackle – Matt Wilhelm

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Matt Wilhelm has helped us with several other fly tying videos. See them here. Matt Wilhelm’s passion for fly fishing began at age 11 on the banks of the Manistee River in Northern Michigan. […]

Blood Midge – Gordon Cordova

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Recipe: Hook: size 18 curved caddis Head: small petite cross stitching bead Thread: 14/0 Ribbing: extra small red midge wire Wing: antron Thorax: peacock herl

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lanthem Crayfish – 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, […]

Land’s Pattern – Dean Reiner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dean Reiner has been tying for many years, constantly seeking that perfectly tied fly. He started Hatchfinders Fly Shop in 1999 and turned the business over to his daughter, Dandy Reiner. Dean is in […]

KC’s 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 […]

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 […]

Jacklin’s Giant Salmon Fly – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This weeks fly is another one by Bob Jacklin of West Yellowstone, MT. Bob Jacklin has been a fly fishing guide and outfitter in the Yellowstone region for over 37 years. He is a […]

The Grey Wulff – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This week renown fly tyer Bob Jacklin joins us to show his rendition of Lee Wulff’s classic Grey Wulff pattern. Bob Jacklin has been a fly fishing guide and outfitter in the Yellowstone region […]

Spent Wing CDC Caddis – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Sasquatch – 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. He is currently a fly designer for […]

Sweetgrass Stonefly – 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 […]

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, […]

Willy’s Wired Squirrel – 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 […]

The Purple Haze – Dandy Reiner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dandy Reiner is the owner and head fly tier at Hatchfinders Fly Shop in Livingston, Montana. Hatchfinders is a full service fly shop that offers guided trips on the Yellowstone River as well as […]