By Fly Type

Home Invader – Doug McKnight

Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pennsylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants, an agent at Yellow Dog Fly Fishing, and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow boxes. This is one of Doug’s best fly […]

Rusty Flying Ant – Dave Bloom

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 the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 1995, he moved closer to home when he […]

Krystalflash Chironomid – Rick Wollum

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 Platte while he attended Denver University. He then started guiding with mentor Steve Herter at Elk […]

Sweetgrass Hopper – Doug McKnight

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 shadow boxes. If you would like to learn more about Doug’s custom work you can reach […]

Rick’s Rhycophilia – Rick Wollum

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 Platte while he attended Denver University. He then started guiding with mentor Steve Herter at Elk […]

Whisper Shrimp – Doug McKnight

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 shadow boxes. If you would like to learn more about Doug’s custom work you can reach […]

Green Drake – Bob Jacklin

This pattern was pulled from Bob Jacklin’s Yellowstone Patterns a just released film available Bob Jacklin: Classic Flies and Their Stories and also available as HD Downloads). In this DVD Bob talks about and demonstrates his favorite patterns for the Yellowstone region in which he has made his living for […]

CDC Dubbed – Marc Petitjean

Buy the Magic Tool and other tools here From Marc: I learned to fly 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 […]

Muddler Minnow – Chris Williams

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 skills, I believe that translates to 40 years experience. Although I do fish and tie nymphs, […]

Delektable™ Boneyard – Dan Delekta

This video is available as an HD DOWNLOAD from our store! 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 for trout and steelhead fly […]

Flash Midge Emerger – Chris Williams

This pattern 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 skills, I believe that translates to 40 years experience. Although I do fish and tie nymphs, […]

Delektable™ Lil’ Spanker Red

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

CW’s CDC and Foam Green Drake Emerger – Chris Williams

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 do fish and tie nymphs, my true passion is for dry fly-fishing, especially of the very […]

Honeymoon Dick Parachute – Dave Bloom

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 the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 1995, he moved closer to home when he […]

Ant Acid – Kelly Galloup

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 continued to run The Troutsman until the spring of 2002 when he moved to Montana. He […]

Delektable™ CDC Elk Hair Caddis – Dan Delekta

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

Ritt’s Fighting Crayfish – Al Ritt

Al Ritt has tied several patterns in our fly tying videos. See them here. From Al: I grew up in Michigan and have been fly fishing as long as I can remember. After graduating college, I moved to California and gravitated toward fly fishing almost exclusively. I have been tying […]

CW’s Reverse Puff PMD CDC emerger

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 do fish and tie nymphs, my true passion is for dry fly-fishing, especially of the very […]

My My Shrimp – Boots Allen

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, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica, British Columbia, and the streams of the Rocky Mountain West. He has […]

L2HF Slimflash Damsel – Al Ritt

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 “seriously” since 1983 and have been a tying instructor both independently and for several Colorado fly […]

Butch Caddis – Kelly Galloup

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 continued to run The Troutsman until the spring of 2002 when he moved to Montana and […]

Bunny Dun – Josh Stanish

Josh Stanish is a tyer from Bozeman, MT. Find out more about Josh by going to Biggie’s Bugs or to www.montanatroutchasers.com Josh grew up in the mountains of Colorado and watched a world class resort grow from the ground up. His passion for fishing got started at a young age […]

Delektable™ Mega Prince – Dan Delekta

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

Gotcha – James Warren

James Warren has been tying commercially since he was 12 years old. He has guided for 9 years and fished all over the world. Recipe: Hook: Any stainless saltwater hook, size 8 – 2 to match conditions Thread: 6/0 pink Eyes: Dumbbell eyes to match water depth. Tie pattern blind […]

Chubby Chernobyl – Josh Stanish

Josh Stanish is a tyer from Bozeman, MT. Find out more about Josh by going to Biggie’s Bugs or to www.montanatroutchasers.com Josh grew up in the mountains of Colorado and watched a world class resort grow from the ground up. His passion for fishing got started at a young age […]

Deer Hair Popper – Doug McKnight

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 Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow boxes. If you would […]

Jacklin’s Giant Salmon Fly – Bob Jacklin

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 world class fly fisherman, fly tyer, and fly casting instructor. Bob holds a Masters Certification as […]

U-Conn Emerger

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 Federation of Fly Fishermen Conclave and the Eastern Idaho Fly Tying Expo. Some of his […]

Billfish Popper – James Warren

 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 a watch. Recipe: This video is now available as an HD DOWNLOAD! Hook: Owner AKI […]

The Bread Crust Wet Fly – Doug McKnight

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 boxes. In this video, Doug ties the Bread Crust Wet Fly, designed as a general trout […]