Fly Tying Videos

Blood Midge – Gordon Cordova

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

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 […]

Lanthem Crayfish – 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, […]

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, […]

Bloom’s Morrison Minnow – Dave Bloom

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dave Bloom ties his favorite streamer pattern. He named it after Jim Morrison due to its psychodelic color scheme. Dave Bloom has been an outfitter and guide in Montana and Idaho over 20 yrs […]

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 […]

Ritt’s Fighting Crayfish – Al Ritt

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

KC’s Woodchuck Nymph – 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 […]

Larva Lace Caddis – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Grey Wulff – Bob Jacklin

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. This week renown fly tyer Bob Jacklin joins us to show his rendition of Lee Wulff’s classic Grey Wulff pattern. Bob Jacklin has been a fly fishing guide and outfitter in the Yellowstone region […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Micro Zonker – 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 […]

SOH Streamer – Matt Wilhelm

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

Honeymoon Dick Parachute – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CDC Spinner – 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. […]

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 […]

The Orcky – Harley Reno

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Harley W. Reno holds a B.S. and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Zoology (Specialty- sensory anatomy in fishes). He retired after 34 years of professorial duty as a biologist, environmental engineer, and systems engineer, […]

Sawyer Nymph – 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 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 […]

Skwala Stone Dry Fly – 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. […]

Green Lantern Pheasant Tail – Into The Net Fly Tying

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. RECIPE: Hook: U101 #12 Body/Tail/Wingcase/Legs: Pheasant Tail Rib: Sm Chartreuse Ultra Wire Thorax: Sm Green Glass Beads Thread: Veevus 14/0 Brown Other: Z-ment This is a twist on the classic pheasant tail nymph. I […]

Bloom’s Black and Gold – Dave Bloom

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dave Bloom ties a great go-to Steelhead fly. Dave Bloom has been an outfitter and guide in Montana and Idaho over 20 yrs as well as a dedicated steelheader in the Northwest. In addition […]

Damsel Nymph – 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 […]