Fly Tying

How To Tie A Simple Crayfish Pattern

This video shows me tying a simple (but effective) crayfish pattern. There are a lot of crayfish patterns out there….and I have tried to simplify the pattern so that it can be tied quickly and still get the job done. This illustration goes with the video … A hot creek on a cool day, which […]

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Videos – Crème Wooly Bugger (Trout Candy)

How To Tie The Crème Wooly Bugger The two videos that are posted here go together…the first one is me tying the crème wooly bugger (trout candy). It is a very simple fly to tie and can be tied in various sizes….I usually tie it in 6, 8 or 10. I also make adjustments in […]

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Fly Tying – How To Tie A Lemon Shiner

This video shows you how to tie a yellow or lemon shiner. This is a fly that has evolved into a nice late fall or winter smallmouth fly. As you will see this is a brightly colored fly and that is key late in the season when the fish move to deeper pools. It also […]

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Video – How To Tie A Non Slip Mono Knot

There are some types of knots that are very important to know how to tie, especially if you tie flies and make your own baitfish patterns. I use it when tying the deadhead minnow pattern to my tippet. It’s a very strong knot that is a ‘must have’ in your knot tying repertoire. It’s actually […]

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Video – How To Tie A Perfection Loop Knot

Knowing how to tie a knot correctly can make the difference between a successful day of fishing or “knot”, pun intended! In this video I’ll show you how to tie what’s called a “Perfection Loop”. This knot is one that I use to attach leader to tippet and even sections of tippet to tippet. It […]

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Video – How To Make Your Own Brushes For Fly Tying

The video you are going to watch is me making a brush for various flies…but especially for the deadhead minnow and the deadhead crayfish pattern that are both here on the website. Getting the brush right will take some time and a little work but in the end you can make flies that are very […]

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