Video: How to Tie the Bugmeister

The Bugmeister is one of my favorite large dry flies because it floats well, even when you’ve dropped a beadhead nymph off the back of it, and it’s easy to see in rough water. The pattern. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Classic Dry Fly with Hackle-Tip Wings

This pattern can be tied in more-imitative colors, as well.

The classic Catskill dry fly has beautiful proportions, sits on the water in an elegant pose. . .and has tortured fly tiers for decades. It’s easy to screw up the wings, overdub the body, and get. . .

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