Fly Tying Videos

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 […]

Willy’s Rubber May – Willy Self

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. A tasty and elegant looking dry from Willy. 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 […]

MWB – 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, […]

Downy Dun – 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 www.biggiesbugs.blogspot.com or to www.montanatroutchasers.com Josh grew up in the mountains of Colorado and watched a world class resort […]

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 worth […]

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 […]

Jay’s Dun Caddis – Jay Buchner

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure and our privacy policy. RECIPE Hook: Standard Dry Fly #14-#18 Thread: 6/0 Danville Gray or to match Body Body: 3-4 strands goose wing quill or other wing quill in natural or dyed colors Wing: 2 Rooster or Hen […]

Baetis Wonder Nymph – 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 […]

KC’s 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 […]

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 […]

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

J’s Hi-Tie Sally – 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 […]

L2HF Hi-Vis Damsel – 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 […]

Sexy 60’s Crab – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beadhead CDC Caddis Nymph – Marc Petitjean

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

Day-2 Midge Pupa – 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A.P. Pontoon Dun – 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]