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.

Winter Steelhead Fly Tying Class with Jay Nicholas – Jan 26th, 2020

Join fly tying guru Jay Nicholas this coming Sunday the 26th of January for a fly tying class. Two classes focussing on steelhead flies are being offered:   Introduction to Tying Steelhead Flies – 8:30-12pm – The morning class will … Continue reading

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20 Incher Jig Fly by Jim Sens

In this video, Jim Sens ties a fun jig nymph known as the 20 Incher. This fly has been a favorite with McKenzie River guides this year and for good reason, it catches lots of fish. Designed to sink fast, … Continue reading

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Creative Deceiver with Popovic’s Jig Head Fly Pattern

In this video Jay ties a Creative Deceiver Fly using Popovic’s Jig Heads. A variation to a classic, go-to pattern, the Deceiver. A great fly with lots of movement and designed to get down fast to the fish. Try it … Continue reading

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Jay’s Winter Steelhead Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a Winter Steelhead Nymph. An awesome pattern to try on channeled coastal streams fishing under an indicator or Euro Nymphing. Give this pattern a try! Hook: Gamakatsu Barbless jig size 10 Wire: 0.20 lead free … Continue reading

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Jay’s Royal Trout Tube Streamer Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a lively trout tube fly using Pro Sportfisher tubbing and materials called the Royal Trout Tube Streamer Fly. Perfect for trout and summer steelhead, this fly is light and easy to cast and has a … Continue reading

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7 threads that every fly tyer should own – and why ….

Of course this is an opinion piece and based on my personal experience – there is little in the way of objective data to guide one on this topic, unless of course one simply looked at total sales numbers for … Continue reading

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New Hareline Stash Storage Containers

In this video, Greg shows each new Stash Storage Container Box from Hareline. Used for organizing your fly-tying materials at home or on the road for quick access and efficiency, these containers take out the frustration from messy tying tables, … Continue reading

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Jay’s Ultra Rig Steelhead Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties an Ultra Rig Steelhead Fly – a fun take on Jeff Hickman’s Fish Taco using the new Aqua Flies Ultra Rig. This is a great pattern to try swinging for Summer and Winter Steelhead. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Jay’s Tungsten Soft Hackle Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a Tungsten Soft Hackle fly. An effective pattern for euro nymphing and indicator fishing for trout. Give this pattern a try! Hook: TMC 3761 size 12, Daiichi 1760 size 12 Bead: tungsten mottled tactical black … Continue reading

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Jay’s Crazy Charlie Variant Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties up a variant on the Crazy Charlie Bonefish fly. A must-have pattern for fishing the salt. If you have a saltwater trip planned this winter make sure you have good supply of Crazy Charlie’s in … Continue reading

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Greg’s Wire Midge Fly Tying Video

The Wire Midge is a universal food source for trout that gets down deep where fish are feeding. Try different colors to suit your needs. Hook: Tiemco 2487 Size 16-22 Thread: Veevus 8/0 Brown Wire: Ultra Wire Amber/Silver Small Thorax: … Continue reading

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Jim Sens’ Hobo Spey Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jim Sens ties a Hobo Spey Steelhead Streamer Fly. This is a great pattern to use for Winter Steelheading and will fish in the middle-to-high water column. Come on by the shop to check out other Steelhead … Continue reading

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Frenchie Nymph

In this video, Greg ties the Frenchie Nymph fly pattern. A simple, effective fly for trout in rivers & streams everywhere. Tie them in different color patterns using different shades of wire, pheasant tail, and beads. You could use larger … Continue reading

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Big Bad Yak Muddler Fly Tying Video

In this video, fly fisher Jay Nicholas ties a Big Bad Yak Muddler for steelhead and salmon using yak hair. This fly can be tied in different colors and sizes with a dense wing or sparse wing. You could skate … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Fly Fisher 2019

Tim shows off a few of the great gifts available at The Caddis Fly and Caddisflyshop.com for the 2019 holiday season. Many more items for the angler can be found at our store on 6th ave and online at caddisflyshop.com. … Continue reading

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