Family First: Cuban America

Filmmaker Dan Diez’s extended family is scattered across the Miami region, and busy lives mean that they don’t all get together as often as they would like. But each Thanksgiving, more than thirty family members gather at . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Winter Wonder

As Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions argues at the beginning of this video, “Sometimes, simpler is better.” In this great tying lesson, Tim shows you how to tie a steelhead-and-trout nymph that has been stripped down to the bare . . .

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Video: How to Use Thread Wax

Thread wax is different from dubbing wax, in that it isn’t meant to make it easier to attach dubbing to the thread. Instead, the wax helps the thread grip materials it is wrapped around. It’s a subtle difference, but Tim Flagler . . .

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Video: How to Match Your Tactics to a Specific Trout

This week’s “Master Class Monday” video from Jensen Fly Fishing is a long one, but it’s well worth your time, as it’s full of useful information. Dave and Amelia hike into the backcountry in late summer, where they discover a pool . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Blue Quill Variant

What’s better than a really effective fly pattern that’s also easy to tie? Fly-fishing guide and fly-casting instructor Phil Gay showed this great Blue Quill Variant to Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions during a trip to Pennsylvania’s . . .

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Video: How to Use a Dubbing Twister

A dubbing twister, or dubbing whirl, is a weighted implement that you attach to the bottom of a dubbing loop. By spinning the dubbing twister, you cord-up the dubbing loop to create a rope or noodle, with the dubbing . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Non-Slip Loop Knot

The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver have launched an educational video series hosted by director of education and guide Courtney Despos–who appeared on Tom Rosenbauer’s podcast last year–who walks you through . . .

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