Video: How to Tie the Wood Special

Orange is a great color to use in fall because it imitates both the brilliant colors of brook trout, as well as a variety of insects, including the October caddis. The Wood Special was invented by Maine fly tier Joe Sterling the late 1960s, and it has been . . .

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Video: Why Add the Dropper?

While fishing with dry flies is undeniably fun–especially during hopper season–anglers who only fish the surface are missing out on potential hookups. In this enlightening video, Amelia Jensen spots a large trout feeding in the shallows, but it ignores . . .

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Video: Why You Should Use Antron in Fly Tying

As part of his “Magic Materials” series, Tim discusses why he loves tying with Antron so much. The combination of shimmer and translucence mimic the appearance of living aquatic insects. In both yarn and dubbing form, Antron can add a lifelike touch . . .

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Video: Alvin’s Favorite Bass Gear

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides has been cranking out the content lately, and it’s good stuff. Last week, he shared his Top 5 Bass Flies, and now he’s back to show you the exact gear he uses for bass in Texas. He goes through the whole shebang–from . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Isonychia Smoke Jumper

The Smoke Jumper has been around for awhile, and it’s quite popular on the Bighorn River in Montana. It was originally tied as a midge emerger by Mike Hoiness of Yellowstone Fly Goods in Billings, but it’s now tied in many . . .

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Videos: The Stories of the Adams and the Muddler Minnow

Our fly boxes are full of patterns–both famous and obscure–and each has a history. Someone, somewhere came up with the idea for the fly and then sat down and tied. Michigan fly-fishing legend Ray Schmidt has started a cool video series on classic . . .

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Video: Behind the Scenes at Tim’s Tying Desk

Have you ever wondered what Tim’s tying set up looks like? In this video, he shows you around his tying bench and some of the surroundings. It’s a chance to check out where the magic happens and learn how a master tier like Tim keeps things . . .

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Video: How to Fish Flat Water Under a Bright Sun

Here’s the latest video in the series “As It Happens” from Jensen Fly Fishing, as Dave and Amelia allow the viewer to experience a fishing situation in real time, as they figure things out and decide on an . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Foam Beetle 2.0

This time of year, I see very few insects hatching on our local waters, so I almost always fish a terrestrial pattern. Foam Beetles are great because they float well, are easy to see, and . . .

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