Fly Tying Videos

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 […]

Dimond Midge – Tylar Dimond

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Tylar is relatively new to tying but is the protege of Bob Jacklin out of West Yellowstone. Tylar is from Utah and considers the Provo River to be his home waters. RECIPE: Hook: dai-riki […]

KC’s Henryville Special – 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 […]

Home Invader – 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, an agent at Yellow Dog Fly Fishing, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deer Hair Slider – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug Mcknight plays with deer hair in this multipurpose topwater fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pensylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for […]

Classic Irish Mayfly – Jerry Criss

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Jerry Criss has made several fly tying videos with us. See them here. From Jerry Criss: I am a fly tyer from La Pine, Oregon. I retired to Central Oregon in “2004” to follow […]

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 […]

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: […]

CDC Emerger – Wayne Luallen

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Wayne has tied most every type of fly he could get his vise clamped onto since 1974. He has demonstrated at numerous local, regional, national, and international events, including National FFF Conclaves since 1980. […]

Double G – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. A cool and productive variation on the Griffith’s Gnat. Thanks to Hatch Finders Fly shop for hosting us. Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he […]

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 […]

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 […]

Larva Lace Worm

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

Lead Eye Gotcha – 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 […]

ARF Midge Pupa – 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 […]

CDC Dubbed – Marc Petitjean

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

Willy’s Squirrel Cray – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Similar to the Willy’s UV Cray from two weeks ago but significantly different as well. Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he began tying his […]

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 […]

Smidget – Tim Tollett

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Tim: My dad, Harold Tollett, got me started fly fishing in 1962. I started working for Walton Powell, of Powell Rod fame, in 1968 tying flies, and also helped build fiberglass rods and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rainy’s Ant – 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 […]

Grumpy Frumpy – Clark “Cheech” Pierce

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Clark “Cheech” Pierce: Fly fishing best describes me. I can see it in any tying I do. To be more specific, fly tying is what most consumes me with this hobby/addiction that I have. […]

Rubberleg 20 Incher – Josh Stanish

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

Green Drake – Bob Jacklin

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

CDC Beadhead Mayfly Nymph – Marc Petitjean

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

Gurgler – 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: Stainless Steel 1/0 Thread: Gray 3/0 Tail: Equal […]

Rainy’s Bumble Bee – 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 […]