Category Archives: Fly Tying Materials and Supplies

This category is a home for information about fly tying techniques, tools, materials, and supplies for the experienced and novice fly tier.

Vinyl Jig Midge Fly Tying Instructional Video

Hey y’all. I tied this fly up, along with the Golden Stone jig nymph from an earlier video, at the end of July, when we were already experiencing tough, low water conditions that we would normally see at the end … Continue reading

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Chicken Strip Baitfish Fly Tying Instructional Video with Alex Swartz

In this video, Alex Swartz ties a baitfish pattern with a multitude of predator species applications. Alex uses bucktail, saddle hackles, flash, and some exciting new snowrunner brushes to whip this fly up — many different sizes and color combinations … Continue reading

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Golden Stone Jig Nymph Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Alex Worth ties another good low water jig nymph for the dog days of summer. Fish this on a dry dropper or tight line nymphing setup and you’ll be sure to find some success. Note to the … Continue reading

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Extended Body Green Drake Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this fly tying instructional video, Alex ties up an extended body green drake that he’s cooked up over the past year. Extended body dries float exceptionally well, which makes them a great fit for the fast broken surface of … Continue reading

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Captain VP Anchovy Variation – Gregory Nespor 2021

The Captain VP Anchovy Variation can be tied in multiple color variations but, Black over White imitates an adult anchovy, Black over Tan imitates a juvenile anchovy, Blue and White is a for sure bet, Purple over Black a great … Continue reading

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Clark’s Tying Yarn Twisted Body Salmonfly Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Caddis Fly Shop Outfitters guide Justin Helm ties a very fishy salmonfly dry fly by twisting up a two-toned body made of Clark’s Yarn material. With many different colors now carried at the Caddis Fly Shop, now … Continue reading

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Bob Popovic’s Hollow Fly Variation – Alex Swartz 2021

In this video, Alex shares a deadly bait-fish pattern for striper, tuna, salmon and other large critters, Bob Popovic’s Hollow Fly. Using only a handful of materials, these flies can be tied in different sizes and colors all while maintaining … Continue reading

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Black Egg Sucking Bling Rabbit Leach Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay Nicholas ties a simple leech fly using new Bling Rabbit Strips and Just Add H2O’s Sculpting Flash Brush. Used for anything that swims this fly could be tied in a variation of colors, sizes, weights, etc. … Continue reading

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Johny King’s Hoo Fly Tying Video – Bruce Berry 2021

In this video, fly fisher and fly tyer Bruce Berry stopped by the shop to tie up one of his favorites for salt water fishing, Johny King’s Hoo Fly. Using a hand-full of materials, Bruce explains in detail the steps … Continue reading

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Jigged Stonefly Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Justin ties a fantastic jigged stonefly pattern. The fly doesn’t have much bulk to it, and will sink like a stone for sure. Bouncing this stonefly off the river bottom on any nymph rig using nearly any … Continue reading

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Phlashy Pheasant Tail Jig Nymph Fly Tying Video

Today we have another jig nymph tied by Justin Helm. This fly is a great guide fly; the “phlashy pheasant jig” is an attractor pattern that is quick to tie, versatile, and fishes great. Mix and match different colors in … Continue reading

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Justifier Nymph Fly Tying Video

Today Justin ties his variation of another local guide Clay Holloway’s pattern, the Clay Maker. Clay’s original is tied with a flashy copper body, and Justin makes a change to the fly with a peacock colored theme. Justin fished the … Continue reading

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Red Midge & Chironomid Still Water Fly Patterns for Crane Prairie

In this video, Greg ties two patterns that produced lots of trout on Crane Prairie this last summer. These flies were fished with great success this summer at Crane Prarie Reservoir under an indicator and Greg recommends tying them in … Continue reading

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Bed Head Steelhead Muddler Fly Tying Video

Today Alex ties for us his favorite steelhead muddler in a pink, red, and claret colorway. A versatile framework, this fly can be tied in any combination of colors with many different materials. The muddler is a tried and true … Continue reading

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Justin Helm’s McKenzie Green Cornfed Caddis Variation Fly Tying Video

Today, Justin Helm ties for us an exciting variation of Lance Egan’s heralded Cornfed Caddis. Sure to fool trout on our local waters, this size and color specific pattern will closely resemble the natural McKenzie Green Caddis. These green caddis … Continue reading

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