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Deer Hair Fly Tying Tips and Tricks

13 tips to help you tie better flies.

Christopher Helm

Fly Fisherman Throwback: The Magnificent Seven

Lefty's short list of the best dry flies, along with recipes.

Lefty Kreh

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Fly Tier's Bench: The Humpy

How to tie one of the most versatile trout flies on the planet.

Kathy Buchner

Tying Paramore's Thunder Thighs Hopper Fly

Glued foam and Sexi-Floss make this terrestrial ridiculously realistic. Follow along for

Charlie Craven

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

Fly Tying: The Finer Points of Attaching Dubbing to your Thread

The act of twisting fur and other fibers around tying thread is a skill that few tiers have

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

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