Video: How to Tie the Squirmy Wormy

The Squirmy Wormy is one of those flies that might be slightly embarrassing to tie on, but you’ll get over that once you’ve caught a few fish on it. Originally designed by Dave Hise of Caster’s Fly. . .

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Video: How to Tie a Caddis Emerger (LaFontaine variant)


Even big fish fall for this simple emerger.

Most anglers are familiar with Gary LaFontaine’s Emergent Sparkle Pupa series, which has been taking trout for decades. The fly shown here is based on that design, but it leaves out some . . .

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Classic Video: How to Tie the Beadhead Psycho Prince


The Psycho Prince can be tied in a variety of color combinations.

Californian Mike Mercer is one of the more prolific fly tiers in the country, and he has an astounding 42 patterns listed with Umpqua Feather Merchants. Among these is the Psycho

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Video Tips: How to Properly Apply Dubbing

Dubbing is a fundamental fly-tying skill. However, the variety and methods of application for this material can be overwhelming for beginning tiers. This short video is intended to provide. . .

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