Fly Tying Videos

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 […]

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 […]

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 fishing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Dahlberg Rabbit Strip Diver – Steve Potter

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, San Mateo and Pleasanton, California. Steve has also tied at the Fly Fishing Show in San […]

Booty’s Mahogany Emerger – 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 […]

Eumer Steelhead Killer – Pete Boll

Pete is a police officer in Pocatello, ID and spends a fair amount of time questing for steelhead on Idaho’s great rivers. Visit our Amazon Store for supplies This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy.

KC’s Powder Puff CDC Emerger – 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 C49S sizes 12-22 ——————— (Buy on Amazon) […]

TLF BWO Soft Hackle – 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 […]

Woven Hair Hackle Dry Fly – Randy Flynn

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 Pott. Note on hackle construction: The length of the completed woven fibers should be approximately 3/16″ […]

KC’s Shaggy Caddis – 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 dry fly hook, sizes 10-18 Thread: 6/0 […]

Burkus Baetis Emerger – 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 […]

The Sandy Mite – Randy Flynn

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 Pott. Recipe: Hook: Size 8 Daiichi 1710 Thread: Brown 6/0 Uni-thread Body: Tan or brown horse […]

TLF Deer Hair Emerger – 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 […]

KC’s Crane Fly – 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 dryfly hook, sizes 10-12 Thread: Black 8/0 […]

Day-2 Midge Pupa – 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 […]

Lady Caroline – Rockey 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. This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our […]

Blood Midge – Gordon Cordova

Recipe: Hook: size 18 curved caddis Head: small petite cross stitching bead Thread: 14/0 Ribbing: extra small red midge wire Wing: antron Thorax: peacock herl This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy.

Veiled Egg – 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 […]

Partridge and Green – 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 […]

The Hatchmatcher – Randy Flynn

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 Pott. In this video, Randy mentions a couple of tools. See links below recipe. Recipe: Hook […]

Eumer Leech – Pete Boll

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

KC’s Foam Back Emerger – 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 C49S sizes 12-16 –Buy on Amazon Thread: […]

Blue Winged Olive Pullover – Jerry Criss

From Jerry Criss: 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 […]

Zoo Cougar – 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 […]

Peacock Softhackle – Matt Wilhelm

Matt Wilhelm has helped us with several other fly tying videos. See them here. Matt Wilhelm’s passion for fly fishing began at age 11 on the banks of the Manistee River in Northern Michigan. Since then Matt has spent his life learning, and sharing with others the sport of fly […]