Fly Tying Videos

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 […]

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 […]

UG Bug Spruce Moth – 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 […]

Beadhead CDC Caddis Pupa – Marc Petitjean

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Marc: I learned to fish like the kids in the great movie “A River Runs Through It”: Nearly 35 years ago – when I was a seven year old boy – my grandfather […]

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 […]

Belizeable – Charles Barton

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Charles: I have been tying stuff onto hooks for a long time. It began with poppers and jig heads, which served the fishing I was taught to do by my father. By the […]

The Bleeding Minnow – 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 […]

Purple Czech Nymph – 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: tmc […]

The Skating Crane Fly – 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 […]

Yellow Sally 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 […]

My My Shrimp – 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rusty Flying 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 […]

Giant Salmon Fly Nymph – 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 […]

Damsel Lite – Ben Byng

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. You can find me hanging around the tier’s row at the west coast fly fishing shows and expos in the early spring. Bass fishing with a fly in the California Delta on hot summer […]

CDC Yellow Sally – 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 Drake Extended Body – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elvira – 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, […]

Thunder Multi- Branden Tueller

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. From Branden My name is Branden Tueller and I currently reside in the beautiful Wood River Valley (Sun Valley, Idaho). I have been tying flies for about 15 years, and have been a demonstration […]

Grey Drake Cripple – Matt Wilhelm

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Matt Wilhelm has tied several patterns for us. 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 […]

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 […]

Delektable™ Mega Prince – Dan Delekta

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. Dan Delekta started Fly fishing when he was ten years old, encouraged by his dad, who owned sporting goods stores in upstate New York. Dan grew up fishing in the Adirondack Mountains. His passion […]