Video: How to Tie the Mini Dart

Last year, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions showed us how to tie the standard version of Lance Egan’s Red Dart, but now he’s back to show us a smaller, simpler version that he’s been using to great effect on . . .

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Video: How to Create a Fast Pheasant Tail Body

This week, Tim shows you how to make a fast (or “phast”) body on a Pheasant Tail Nymph. If you’re planning to tie a bunch of these great patterns, speeding-up the process can be a big help. The key is having . . .

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Video: How to Tie the KLG Sulfur Frenchie

The Frenchie Nymph is a favorite of competition anglers because it sinks fast and can imitate a wide variety of aquatic insects. Several years ago, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions showed us how to tie the . . .

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Video: How to Make a Split-Thread CDC Collar

This week, Tim shows you how to create a CDC collar by inserting fibers into the split thread, which is then wrapped in front of the fly body. It’s easier than it sounds, thanks to the ingenious use of a chip clip to . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Hare’s Ear Parachute

Most trout anglers have a few Hare’s Ear Nymphs in their fly boxes, but have you tried the dry-fly version? In this week’s great video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions, he walks you through the steps to create a Hare’s . . .

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Video: How to Create a CDC Collar

This week, Tim shows you how adding a CDC collar can make a fly more lifelike in the water. As usual, his method for creating the collar is efficient and takes durability into account. The way you attach the CDC feather to the hook is . . .

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Video: Tie a LaFontaine Deep Pupa with Tom Rosenbauer

In this great live tying event, Tom Rosenbauer teaches you how to tie a classic caddisfly-pupa imitation on Facebook Live. As Tom notes, LaFontaine’s patterns aren’t flashy or sexy; instead they’re designed to look buggy and . . .

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Video: How to Create a Polypropylene Post

This week, Tim demonstrates a simple method for creating a parachute post out of polypropylene yard. You want your post to stand straight upward and not move on the hook shank, so Tim uses an ingenious technique that involves . . .

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Video: How to Tie the F-Fly

Marjan Fratnik was a Slovenian angler and fly tier born in Most na Soči–at the confluence of the now famous Soča and Idrijca rivers–in 1919. Known for his simple yet effective patterns, he is most well known for the F-Fly, . . .

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