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Tying Bass Bugs

Tricks & tips for spinning and trimming the ultimate hair popper fly.

Charlie Craven

Hydrodynamics 101

How to tie flies using a lift kit, tail creep, and negative weight to make your fly swim the

Jay Zimmerman

Tying the DJL Drake Dry Fly

Step-by-step instructions for tying this extended-body rubber-legged dry fly.

Charlie Craven

Tying the Chewy's Halo Shrimp Fly

Dave Chouinard's “Survive Entry” series gets you to first base.

Charlie Craven

Tying Mayer's Mini Leech Jig Fly

These tying steps are excerpted from the book Landon Mayer's Guide Flies: Easy-to-Tie patterns

Landon Mayer

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Tying Better Flies

Lumps and bumps afflict the work of many tiers, but don't worry; it's curable.

Ted Niemeyer

Modern Midges: 12 Fly Recipes

Fly fishers need patterns to imitate midge larvae, pupae, emergers, adults, and clusters.

Rick Takahashi & Jerry Hubka

Tying the Nine-Pound Hammer Crayfish Fly

In this 10-step guide, learn how to tie the Nine-Pound Hammer fly. A fly fisher's version of

Charlie Craven

Tying the Hipster Dufus Fly

Learn how to tie the Hipster Dufus carp fly in this 9-step guide.

Charlie Craven

Fly Tying Staton's Prostitot

Follow these 9 steps for a neutrally buoyant streamer that works for trout of all types.

Staton Klein

Using UV-Set Polymers to Tie Flies

Resins like Clear Cure Goo make tying indestructible flies much easier.

Charlie Craven

Tying Haine's Supreme Hair Shrimp

This 8-step tutorial guides you through tying this UV-set-polymer-coated fly.

Charlie Craven

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