Salmonid Flies

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. ┬áHe is a fly […]

The Adams – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This pattern was pulled from one of three upcoming DVDs from Bob. In this DVD he discusses the history of 6 classic patterns as well as demonstrating how to tie these famous patterns using […]

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 […]

The Skating Crane Fly – 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 […]

The Peacock Blue – Kenly Bitton

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Kenly was born on the Snake River in Swan Valley, ID and has fly fished for the past 50 years and tied flies for the past 30 years. His favorite species by far is […]

Orange Hourhouse – 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 […]

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 […]

Brown Drake Emerger – 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, […]

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 […]

Pig Pen Leech – 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 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 […]

L2HF Harey Yellow Stone – 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 […]

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, […]

The Pinecone – Charles Barton

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Charles: I have been tying stuff onto hooks for a long time. It began with poppers and jig heads, which served the fishing I was taught to do by my father. By the […]

Thunder Multi- Branden Tueller

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 […]

Golden Purple – Kenly Bitton

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Kenly was born on the Snake River in Swan Valley, ID and has fly fished for the past 50 years and tied flies for the past 30 years. His favorite species by far is […]

The Universal Spey – Charles Barton

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Charles: I have been tying stuff onto hooks for a long time. It began with poppers and jig heads, which served the fishing I was taught to do by my father. By the […]

Clouser Minnow – 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. Recipe: Hook: Any streamer hook. Stainless steel for saltwater. Thread: […]

Corn Fed Prince Nymph – Josh Stanish

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

Winter Spey – 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 […]

KC’s Stonefly – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jay Dave’s Hopper – Jay Buchner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. In this pattern, US Fly Fishing Team Member Jay Buchner demonstrates just how to tie knots in feathers to create hopper legs. RECIPE Hook: Mustad 9671, Dai Riki 280 Thread: 3/0 mono to match […]

KC’s Peacock – 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 […]

Double Humpy – 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 […]

Giant Salmon Fly Nymph – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. 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 […]

Yellow Sally Emerger – Howard Cole

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]