Video: How to Tie the Mole Fly

The pattern hangs in the water like a mayfly struggling to emerge.

Colorado guide Charlie Craven started as a professional fly tier when he was twelve years old, and his patterns are popular throughout the West. He came up with this fly more than a decade ago during a late-night tying session: . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Brahma Bugger

This week, Tim Flagler walks you through the steps for tying a Brahma Bugger, one of the few variations of the Woolly Bugger that offers something really different from the original. Using soft-hackle feathers for the body gives. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Tabou Caddis Emerger

As the former Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Whiting Farms, Steve Schweitzer has had the opportunity to experiment with tons of cool feathers, and his Tabou Caddis Emerger uses two parts of the same. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Classic Royal Wulff

In the 1930s, Lee Wulff was trying to create a dry fly that would stay afloat even in rough water, and the result was the original “Wulff” pattern, the White Wulff. According to fly-fishing historian Andrew Herd, Wulff had so much success with his. . .

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Video: How to Tie the WD-40 Emerger

First tied back in 1982 by guide Mark Engler as an emerging-midge imitation for use on Colorado’s Fryingpan River, the WD-40 was an instant hit. Anglers soon found out that it was deadly as a. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Tiny Parachute Adams (with a Twist!)

If you struggle with tiny flies, Tim Flagler has some great tips for you.

The Parachute Adams is among the more popular dry-fly patterns for fly fishermen the world over, and it is often a “go-to” fly for those situations when you want to fish a fly with confidence. The secret to its success is that the fly seems to imitate a. . .

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