Tag: Fly Tying

Holsinger’s Fly Shop – Blowtorch Nymph

I’m not sure if I’ve featured that much of Shawn’s work, but if not, it’s about time. Here, Shawn explains how to tie a Blowtorch Nymph: a medium-to-heavy bead-head nymph. Particularly, this fly works well as a point or dropper on a tight-line nymphing rig, depending on how it’s tied. Holsinger’s fly shop is a read more …

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Eggs Over Easy

Yesterday, we saw a quick, guide-style, fly pattern called the antron egg with a tutorial from Tightline Video. Today, I’m tying up quicker and easier versions of this fly called ‘Eggs Over Easy,’ which was predictably also explained beautifully by Tim Flagler. Find the relevant tutorial below, and get working on these ‘Over Easy’ sole-material read more …

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Headbanger Sculpin

After heading up to Erie yesterday, today is just a lazy Sunday. Calls for plenty of sitting around with afternoon football, and a few fly tying videos. The highlight of which is definitely the Headbanger Sculpin, brought to us by Rich Strolis and the fellas at Schultz Outfitters. It looks to be an effective pattern, read more …

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Trout & Feather – Tim Cammisa

There are so many people online putting out fly tying tutorials today, and that makes the information more available than it ever has been. However, this abundance makes it easy for the sources to blend together. Even in this ‘market,’ Tim Cammisa has a personality, and an air of sincerity that differentiates him from the read more …

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Cleaning Up Those Dirty Pictures

As someone who tries to share photos of flies on a regular basis, I definitely still struggle with the logistics of taking the photographs. With hair, wire, synthetics, dubbing, and thread packed within tight confines, it can be difficult. Overwings can cast shadows on the thorax of the fly, legs cause the fly to sit read more …

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Cinnamon Ant

Now that we’re getting into the late-summer and early-fall, I don’t have to tell anyone that terrestrial season is here at last. I also shouldn’t have to tell you that Tim Flagler has you covered again with the latest from Tightline Video. But I suppose I just have. Check out his newest simple tutorial below.

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Brooks Midge Emerger Pattern

In all my recent trips to the tailwater… it’s been midge patterns that have been killing it. Considering that, I was very excited to see Tim Flagler’s latest video, even though I think I might be running to the store for hackle and hooks as a result. Either way, the video makes a great distraction, read more …

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