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.

Pyramid Lake Popcorn Beetle: Stillwater Pattern

In this video, Simon ties a proven pattern for monster Lahontan Cuttroat Trout in Pyramid lake. It is that time of year where anglers all over the world are gearing up with dreams of catching a massive Lahontan Cutthroat Trout … Continue reading

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Flats Probe: Flats Fly Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a killer attractor flats fly. This fly would work great anywhere in the caribbean for Bonefish, Permit, and anything else cruising the flats. It is tied using Hareline’s new painted brass eyes. The tan painted … Continue reading

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Bubble Back BWO: Nymph Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties his secret winter nymph that he doesn’t leave home without. The Bubble back BWO is tied to imitate an ascending Baetis nymph surfacing to hatch and is one of his most productive BWO nymphs. When … Continue reading

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Snowshoe BWO Emerger: Dry Fly Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a proven Bluewing Olive (BWO) Emerger. Bluewinged Olives generally hatch on cloudy, overcast days. Because of the cooler, sometimes wet conditions, it can take them longer to emerge and dry their wings. Due to the … Continue reading

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Mohair Scruff Golden Stone: Nymph Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties up a killer golden stone pattern which uses several new products that hareline released this fall. The super buggy looking material is called mohair scruff and it makes for super buggy nymphs, chenille for buggers, … Continue reading

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Nuclear Comet: Chinook Fly Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a flashy take on the classic Fall Chinook fly called the Comet. When the water is clear, the general consensus is that Fall Chinook will eat surprisingly small flies for such a large fish. This … Continue reading

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Spanish Perdigon Trout Fly Pattern

In this video, Greg ties a simple but very effective perdigon fly in black & red. A small fly pattern designed to drop quickly, this fly can be tied in different colors and sizes to mimic just about any mayfly … Continue reading

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Steelhead Psycho Prince: Nymph Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a more flashy version of the famous prince nymph. It is tied on a new hook from Ahrex called the FW563 “Short Nymph”. This hook is extremely stout making it a great candidate to tie … Continue reading

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Walker Stalker Fly Pattern

In this video, Greg ties a guide fly he began tying the summer of 2023 that is simple, heavy, and so good at catching trout. Plus it’s fast to tie. Originally tied for the East Walker River in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Jigged EZ Egg: Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties an effective egg pattern used for winter steelhead. It uses a new egg chenille from Hareline that makes tying eggs easier than ever. The chenille comes in a wide variety of colors to ensure you … Continue reading

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Resin Buzzer Fly Tying Video

In this video, Simon ties an effective buzzer chironomid pattern for still-water fly fishing. Chironomids are often the first insect to hatch in high alpine lakes in the spring. When timed right, large fish can become very careless when putting … Continue reading

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Mallard Mole Crab: Surf Perch Fly Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties an effective mole crab pattern for targeting Surf Perch off of the Oregon coast. Pacific mole crabs live in the swash zone of shallow water on beaches all up and down the Pacific coast, and … Continue reading

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Foam Grey Drake Dun: Dry Fly Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a foam body Grey Drake Dun which works great in the fall when these larger mayflies come off. The abdomen is made of 2mm foam instead of being dubbed to reduce water absorption which greatly … Continue reading

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Jigged Prone Sculpin: Streamer Fly Tying Tutorial

In this video, Simon ties a proven jigged Sculpin pattern which effectively mimics the unique profile of a sculpin. Sculpins bodies are larger and wider at the head and taper towards the tail. Their pectoral fins generally are pushed out … Continue reading

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Craft Fur Spawning Shrimp Surf Perch Fly Tutorial

In this instructional video, Simon demonstrates how to tie an effective shrimp fly he uses in the surf off of the Oregon Coast. The fly was originally designed for use targeting surf perch, but could also work for rockfish off … Continue reading

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