In this video, Tim Flagler explains the differences between goose and turkey biots and then shows how they can be used to make fly tails, legs, antennae, and bodies. More importantly, Tim . . .
In this video, Tim Flagler explains how different shapes and proportions make specific hooks suitable for different kinds of patterns. By matching the right hook to the pattern, you’ll get the optimal . . .
In this video, Tim shows you how to prepare hair–whether deer, elk, or something more exotic–to be tied on the hook. The cleaning and stacking process is not difficult, but if you don’t do it correctly, . . .
A couple weeks ago, our interns were complaining that they weren’t catching as many brook trout as they thought they should from a local freestone stream. I suggested that they try adding. . .
When most folks consider tying on a dry-fly imitation of a caddisfly, they go right to the Elk-Hair Caddis, the venerable pattern that has surely caught millions of trout since Al Troth invented it in . . .
I clearly remember the first time I saw a Crackleback. I was guiding on Alaska’s Lake Creek, and my clients were a nice couple from Missouri. I took them to a stretch of river where I knew . . .
Trout teeth are small, but they can be sharp. And if they happen to cut the material that you’ve wrapped around the hook shank–peacock herl or hackle quills, for instance–the whole thing . . .