Fly Tying Videos

Delektable Boneyard fly pattern on the vise

Delektable™ Boneyard – Dan Delekta

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

The Flash Midge Emerger fly pattern on the vise

Flash Midge Emerger – Chris Williams

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 do fish and tie nymphs, my true passion is for dry fly-fishing, especially of the very […]

Lil' Spanker fly pattern on the vise in the fly tying videos

Delektable™ Lil’ Spanker Red

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

CW's CDC And Foam Green Drake Emerger on the fly tying vise

CW’s CDC and Foam Green Drake Emerger – Chris Williams

Chris Williams ties up a great little CDC green drake emerger in this fly tying video tutorial. It adds in foam for extra buoyancy. 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 […]

Honeymoon Dick Parachute – Dave Bloom

Dave Bloom was born and raised in Great Falls and has spent his life fishing the waters of Montana and Idaho. He began his guiding career in 1985 on the Henry’s Fork, the South Fork of the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 1995, he moved closer to home […]

The Ant Acid fly pattern by Kelly Galloup in the tying vise

Ant Acid – 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 […]

Delektable™ CDC Elk Hair Caddis on the fly tying vise

Delektable™ CDC Elk Hair Caddis – Dan Delekta

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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, Idaho, […]

Ritt’s Fighting Crayfish – Al Ritt

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 college, I moved to California and gravitated toward fly fishing almost exclusively. I have been tying […]

CW's Reverse Puff PMD CDC Emerger closeup on the fly tying vise

CW’s Reverse Puff PMD CDC emerger – Chris Williams

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 do fish and tie nymphs, my true passion is for dry fly-fishing, especially of the very […]

My My Shrimp – 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 […]

L2HF Slimflash Damsel – Al Ritt

  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 “seriously” since 1983 and have been a tying instructor both independently and for several Colorado […]

The Butch Caddis fly pattern in the tying vise

Butch Caddis – 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 and […]

Biggies Bunny Dun sits in the jaws of a fly tying vise

Bunny Dun – Josh Stanish

  Josh Stanish is a tier 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 resort grow from the ground up. His passion for fishing got started at a young […]

Delektable™ Mega Prince on the fly tying vise

Delektable™ Mega Prince – Dan Delekta

  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 for trout and steelhead fly fishing eventually led him far from New York, to Montana, […]

The Gotcha permit pattern on the fly tying vise

Gotcha – James Warren

  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: Any stainless saltwater hook, size 8 – 2 to match conditions Thread: 6/0 pink Eyes: Dumbbell eyes to match water depth. Tie pattern […]

The Chubby Chernobyl fly pattern in the fly tying vise

Chubby Chernobyl – Josh Stanish

  Josh Stanish is a fly tier 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 resort grow from the ground up. His passion for fishing got started at a […]

Deer Hair Popper – Doug McKnight

Doug puts the weight on in this heave multi purpose fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pennsylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow boxes. If you would […]

Bob Jacklin at a fly tying desk and a closeup shot of Jacklin's Giant Salmon Fly on a vise

Jacklin’s Giant Salmon Fly – Bob Jacklin

This weeks fly is another one by Bob Jacklin of West Yellowstone, MT. Bob Jacklin 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 a Masters Certification as […]

The U-Conn Emerger fly pattern on the fly tying vise

U-Conn Emerger

This weeks tier is Howard Cole from Jackson, WY. 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 Idaho Fly Tying Expo. Some of his […]

Billfish popper salt water fly pattern in the fly tying vise

Billfish Popper – James Warren

 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 a watch. Recipe: Eyes: 1/2″ Silver Prismatic Stick on Tail: Yellow, Chartreuse, Turquoise, Green Griz […]

The Bread Crust Wet Fly – Doug McKnight

Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight. Originally from Pensylvania, Doug now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow boxes. In this video, Doug ties the Bread Crust Wet Fly, designed as a general trout […]

The Grey Wulff – Bob Jacklin

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 for over 37 years. He is a world class fly fisherman, fly tyer, and fly casting […]