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Easy grasshopper

Easy grasshopper

This easy grasshopper has been one of my go-to topwater flies. It never sinks, pushes water well, and catches a ton of fish. What else could you want in a fly? 70 more words

Texas FlyFishers

Friends, Romans, Fishermen (and women) or: Upcoming stuff you might be interested in

For some reason I’ve had Julius Caesar running around in my head for the last few days, hence the bastardized title reference. I really just wanted to update you on a few things. 232 more words

Steve Culton

"HD Photo" Fly Tying Tutorial: Ostrich Clouser Minnow

Here is our first attempt at producing a photo fly tying tutorial. I typically put together videos, but we figured we would try something new. 35 more words

Fly Tying


The advances in fly tying technology over the past 50 years is staggering. Whereas in the past flies were constructed from fur, feathers, wire and thread, nowadays there is a dizzying array of materials that are used in “crafting flies”. 1,140 more words

Alan Bulmer

Mini Mr Hanky Mouse - Video Fly Tying Instructions

Video tutorial courtesy of our friends at InTheRiffle

The Mini Mr Hanky is a great mouse pattern for big Alaskan Rainbows and large carnivorous Brown Trout!   181 more words

Fly Fishing

On The Vise:Q & A "Substitute material for wild type brown/Iso Soft Hackle"

I had a question from Vicky who I met last year while doing a soft hackle presentation at the Anglers Den, about where to find the wild type brown and what to use as a substitute… 769 more words


"Fly tying 101"-Loading/threading your Bobbin

They weren’t always around.

And before bobbins were used, tyers simply used their hands with a length of thread in between them. I myself have tied without a bobbin as well, but it was only because I had broken it and didn’t feel like leaving in the middle to buy a new one. 970 more words