Video: How to Tie the Lightning Bug

In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim shows you how to tie a Lightning Bug, offering a few tying tricks along the way. As usual, Tim’s goal is maximum efficiency in making sure each material stays in its place. The . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the Frozen Fox

The color blue is a favorite among winter anglers, and this cool streamer looks made for icy waters. In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim shows you how to tie a simple streamer, which can be tied in any color . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the AD Krab

Here’s the latest is a series of “down-and-dirty guide fly” videos from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides. His creation, the AD Krab, is certainly not going to win any beauty contests, but Alvin says that redfish just love it. And when a . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the Margaree Bug

The Margaree River, on Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, holds a special place in Tim Flagler’s heart, as his family visited the region regularly during his childhood. He also makes an annual fall pilgrimage to the . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the Gray Wulff

In 1930, frustrated by English-style dry-flies that wouldn’t stay afloat on the tumbling rivers of the Catskills, Lee Wulff created a series of three distinctly American patterns. They were originally named the Ausable . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie Scotty’s McFly

Smelt are among the main forage species for many game fish that live in lake-and-river systems. Whether you’re casting for landlocked salmon, smallmouth bass, or pike, you’ll want to have a few of these bright . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie Two Effective Egg Patterns

In today’s Huge Fly Fisherman video, James Garrettson from About Trout joins me to show you how to tie two easy egg flies that catch fish. Make sure you watch until the very end for a secret, behind-the-scenes-peek at the making of . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the Brite Butt Zebra Midge

In this week’s video, Tim walks you through the steps for creating a version of the Zebra Midge that features a wide-gap jig hook, a heavy tungsten bead, and a hot-pink butt that will certainly act as an attractor. As usual, there . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the Woolly Bugger Euro Jig

The Woolly Bugger has been catching trout, bass, panfish, and other species for more than half a century, since Pennsylvanian Russell Blessing first tied what he thought of as a hellgrammite imitation in the 1960s. Once a . . .

Read More

Video: How to Tie the France Fly

According to angler and fly tier Hunter Hoffler, the France Fly was developed years ago but got its name during practice for the 2012 World Youth Fly Fishing Championships in France. Folks were struggling to catch fish, . . .

Read More