TWF Videos

Doug McKnight's ER Crab in the vise

ER Crab – Doug McKnight

Thanks to Hatchfinders Fly Shop for hosting us again! Doug Mcknight is a Livingston, Montana based Fly Tier, Guide, Artist, and is a regular contributor to the weekly fly. He is a fly designer for Umpqua feather merchants. Doug guides locally in Montana but his passion is fishing the Salt […]

Larva Lace Caddis – Willy Self

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 early and has continued to fish stillwaters, becoming known far and wide for his expertise and […]

Wilted Spinach fly pattern on the fly tying vise

Wilted Spinach – Dean Reiner

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 the shop 7 days a week, drinking coffee, tying flies, and spinning fishing tales. Thanks again […]

Lowrider Sculpin – Doug McKnight

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 for Umpqua feather merchants, and his website is www.bigwaterstudio.com. Recipe: Hook: Wapsi Super Jig Hook ——————————— […]

Da Midge – Willy Self

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 early and has continued to fish stillwaters, becoming known far and wide for his expertise and […]

CDC Caddis Emerger – Willy Self

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 early and has continued to fish stillwaters, becoming known far and wide for his expertise and […]

Road Warrior Damsel – Doug McKnight

Thanks to Hatchfinders Fly Shop for hosting us again! Recipe: Hook: TMC 2488H #12 ———————————- Buy on Amazon Thread: Olive UTC 140 ——————————— Buy on Amazon Body:  Pearl core Braid Olive ————————- Buy on Amazon Tail: Olive Ostrich Herl ——————————– Buy on Amazon Wingcase: Olive Turkey Biots ————————- Buy on […]

Petitjean Parachute Mayfly fly pattern up close

Parachute Mayfly – Marc Petitjean

You can purchase Marc’s invention here ——————— Buy on Amazon Watch more Marc Petitjean patterns or select from the ones below: CDC Beadhead Mayfly Nymph – Marc Petitjean Beadhead CDC Caddis Pupa – Marc Petitjean CDC Emerger – Marc Petitjean Beadhead CDC Caddis Nymph – Marc Petitjean CDC Dubbed – […]

Double G – Willy Self

  A cool and productive variation on the Griffith’s Gnat. Thanks to Hatch Finders Fly shop for hosting us. Note: Unfortunately, Willy past away a couple years ago. His generosity and skills will be missed. We are honored to host his videos that share those skills for future fly tiers. […]

Marc Petitjean's Beadhead Mayfly Nymph sits in the fly tying vise

CDC Beadhead Mayfly Nymph – Marc Petitjean

Marc Petitjean ties a CDC Beadhead Mayfly Nymph using the Magic Tool fly tying tool and a few other interesting techniques. From Marc: I learned to fish like the kids in the great movie “A River Runs Through It”: Nearly 35 years ago – when I was a seven year […]

Spruce Moth – Bob Jacklin

  RECIPE: Hook: No 60 #10 wetfly hook ——————— Buy on Amazon Thread: White, yellow, or brown 6/0 ———– Buy on Amazon wing: stacked blonde elk ————————– Buy on Amazon Hackle: Light Dun ———————————– Buy on Amazon Body: Light oppossum dubbing ——————– Buy on Amazon Tools: S&M Bobbin: https://www.smbobbin.com/ Regal […]

The Kamikaze Hopper fly pattern on the vise

Kamikaze Hopper – Dean Reiner

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 the shop 7 days a week, drinking coffee, tying flies, and spinning fishing tales. Thanks again […]

The Beadhead CDC Caddis Pupa up close in the fly tying vise

Beadhead CDC Caddis Pupa – Marc Petitjean

From Marc: I learned to fish like the kids in the great movie “A River Runs Through It”: Nearly 35 years ago – when I was a seven year old boy – my grandfather took me fishing for the first time . In France where we lived. I was allowed […]

Sulphur Dun fly pattern on a fly tying vise

Sulphur Dun – Dandy Reiner

  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 Yellowstone National Park. The shop is located at 5237 US Hwy. 89 South. Right next […]

Land's Pattern fly pattern on the tying vise

Land’s Pattern – Dean Reiner

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 the shop 7 days a week, drinking coffee, tying flies, and spinning fishing tales. Thanks again […]

Calibaetis Nymph – Doug McKnight

  Thanks to Hatchfinders Fly Shop for hosting us again! Recipe: Hook: Tiemco 3761 #14-16 ———————- Buy on Amazon Thread: UTC 70 Olive —————————- Buy on Amazon Tail: pheasant flank feathers ——————- Buy on Amazon Rib; green ultra wire —————————– Buy on Amazon Body: SLF squirrel dub natural grey ———— […]

Rusty Spinner fly pattern on the vise by Dandy Reiner

Rusty Spinner – Dandy Reiner

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 Yellowstone National Park. The shop is located at 5237 US Hwy. 89 South. Right next door […]

Muddler Minnow – Bob Jacklin

This classic pattern was pulled from Bob Jacklin: Classic Flies and Their Stories. Bob Jacklin (www.jacklinsflyshop.com) has been a fly fishing guide and outfitter in the Yellowstone region for over 37 years. He is a world class fly fisherman, fly tyer, and fly casting instructor. Bob holds a Masters Certification […]

Hackle Stem Crane Fly on the tying vise

Hackle Stem Crane Fly – Dean Reiner

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 the shop 7 days a week, drinking coffee, tying flies, and spinning fishing tales. Thanks again […]

The purple haze fly pattern in the tying vise

The Purple Haze – Dandy Reiner

  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 Yellowstone National Park. The shop is located at 5237 US Hwy. 89 South. Right next […]

Marc Petitjean's CDC Emerger pattern up close

CDC Emerger – Marc Petitjean

Marc Petitjean discusses why CDC is one of the most difficult of fly tying materials to work with and how he came up with his Magic Tool. From Marc: I have been a professional fly-tier since 1990 and today more and more anglers are convinced that the tiny and inconspicuous […]

CDC Parachute Caddis fly pattern on the tying vise

CDC Parachute Caddis – Dean Reiner

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 the shop 7 days a week, drinking coffee, tying flies, and spinning fishing tales. Thanks again […]

The Pink Lady fly pattern on the vise close up

The Pink Lady – Dandy Reiner

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 Yellowstone National Park. The shop is located at 5237 US Hwy. 89 South. Right next door […]

Marc Petitjean's Beadhead CDC Caddis Nymph pattern in the tying vise

Beadhead CDC Caddis Nymph – Marc Petitjean

From Marc: I have been a professional fly-tier since 1990 and today more and more anglers are convinced that the tiny and inconspicuous CDC feathers are the best a fly fisherman can have wrapped around a hook: They are good for dry-flies, for emergers, for nymphs, for streamers and even […]

The bear back rider fly in the tying vise

Bear Back Rider – Ken Burkholder

  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 the South Fork of the Boise River, the area�s only blue ribbon trout streams, always […]

KC's Wood Chuck Nymph close in the tying vise

KC’s Woodchuck Nymph – Kieran Frye

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 in his home state of Pennsylvania. Recipe: Hook: Mustad curved nymph 12-14 —————— Buy on Amazon […]

The TLF Steelhead Magic fly tying pattern in the fly tying vise

TLF Steelhead Magic – Jerry Criss

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 of me in the early 80’s. I was blessed with a great mentor and teacher in […]

Ken Burkholder's Bear Hair Golden Trude fly pattern in a nor-vise rotary vise

Bear Hair Golden Trude – Ken Burkholder

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 the South Fork of the Boise River, the area�s only blue ribbon trout streams, always fishing […]

Blue Bird Spey – Rocky Maley

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 fly tyer. Want to watch in 4K with NO ADS? Check out our UHD Subscription. This […]

Green Rockworm Caddis tied by Gordon Cordova on the fly tying vise

Green Rockworm Caddis – Gordon Cordova

RECIPE: Hook: Wetfly hook to size ———– Buy on Amazon Head: Black Transparent bead—– Buy on Amazon Thread: Black ————————– Buy on Amazon Body: Chartreuse Vernille Thorax: Brown dubbing brush —- Buy on Amazon Tools: Nor-vise rotary vise ——————– Buy on Amazon Nor-vise Fine point conversion —- Buy on Amazon […]