Tying Video – The Egg Sucking Leech

Probably the most well known and most popular fly ever created is the Woolly Bugger.  It is certainly one of the first flies that most people tie when they start making their own flies.  Although, this post and video is not about the Woolly Bugger it is about a simple adaptation of this fly that … Read more

Tying Video – The Electric Leech

The Electric Leech is one of those flies that is good fished deep as a leech or swung in the mid-water column as a baitfish.  Not all together different from a Zonker fly, it is a heavily weighted fly with a lot of action and minimal flash.  I first ran across this fly a number … Read more

Tying Video – Mohair Leech

From time to time I get requests to tie a certain pattern or style of fly as well as demonstrate a certain technique.  I try to honor these requests, when I can, because the folks that follow my videos and give me so much positive comments and suggestions are one of the major reason I … Read more

Tying Video – Gartside Sparrow

If you have been tying flies for any length of time and fishing them longer you have probably run across a Jack Gartside fly. Jack Gartside developed a number of patterns in the later half of the 20th century for coldwater, warmwater and even saltwater species. He was very innovative and focused on keeping his … Read more