Fly Tying Videos

CDC Emerger – Marc Petitjean

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Marc Petitjean discusses why CDC is one of the most difficult of fly tying materials to work with and how he came up with his Magic Tool. From Marc: I have been a professional […]

KC’s Brown 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 […]

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 […]

The Hatchmatcher – 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 […]

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 […]

The Buzzball – 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 […]

CW’s Reverse Puff PMD CDC emerger

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Chris: With regards to fly tying and fishing, I have done both since I was 9-years-old. Even with my rather limited math skills, I believe that translates to 40 years experience. Although I […]

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 […]

J’s Spidey Sense – 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 […]

Art Flick Dun Variant – Doug McKnight

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Doug McKnight returns with his Art Flick Dun Variant. 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 […]

Sweetgrass Hopper – 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 […]

Pierce’s Petite Sirloin Stonefly – 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. […]

Goddard Caddis – 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 […]

The Pink Lady – 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 […]

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 […]

Swimming Baitfish – 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 […]

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 […]

Chubby Chernobyl – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biggies Sculpin – 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 […]

CDC Parachute Caddis – 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 […]

Carpet Sowbug – 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 […]

Shrimp Cocktail – Dave McKee

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

Calibaetis Nymph – 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! Recipe: Hook: Tiemco 3761 #14-16 ———————- Buy on Amazon Thread: UTC 70 Olive —————————- Buy on Amazon Tail: pheasant flank feathers ——————- Buy on Amazon […]

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, […]

Tasty Toad – 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. The Tasty Toad is a great saltwater flats pattern invented […]

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 […]

Kamikaze Hopper – 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 […]