Fly Tying Videos

Unusual Usual Flav 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 […]

Black Parachute Ant – 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 […]

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 […]

TLF BWO Soft Hackle – 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 […]

Ant Acid – 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 […]

A.P. Pontoon Emerger – 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. […]

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 […]

Zoo Cougar – 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 […]

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 […]

Eumer Leech – Pete Boll

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Pete is a police officer in Pocatello, ID and spends a fair amount of time questing for steelhead on the northwest’s great steelhead rivers such as the Clearwater, Salmon, Grand Ronde, et al.

Wilted Spinach – 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 […]

The Lady Caroline – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kispiox Zonker – 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, […]

Dahlberg Rabbit Strip Diver – 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 fly 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, […]

Veiled Egg – 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 […]

Hackle Stem Crane Fly – 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 […]

Slingblade Spoonfly – 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. Doug began tying flies at age 9 […]

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, […]

Green Caddis Rock Worm – 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 […]

Day-2 Midge Pupa – 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, […]

Carp Pattern – Dave McKee

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dave is a writer and outfitter 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 Umpqua signature tier. […]

Sulphur Dun – 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 […]

Longhorn Beetle – Dave McKee

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy.   Dave McKee has helped us with several other fly tying videos. See them here. Fly Tyer Dave McKee is a native of Pennsylvania. Dave has been involved in guiding fly fishing since graduating […]

The Sandy Mite – 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 […]

TLF Steelhead Magic – 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 […]

Willy’s UV Cray – 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 […]

Beadhead Callibaetis – Jerry Criss

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Jerry: I am a fly tier 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 […]

Rick’s Rhycophilia – 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 […]