Tying Video – Smallmouth It’s-A-Bug

Way back in August of 2019 I published a video on a fly called It’s-A-Bug.  It is a fly I read about in a short little article in Fly Tyer magazine back in 2001.  It is a great panfish fly but I thought if I tied it a little bigger and added some rubber legs … Read more

Tying Video – It’s-A-Bug

Many moons ago, Fly Tyer magazine had an article on a new little panfish fly called It’s-A-Bug (it was the 2001 spring issue if you want to look for it).  My first thought was not only would it be a great panfish fly but in a larger size with some legs and it could be … Read more

Tying Video – PA Ant

I had the opportunity throughout most of the 2000’s to fish a number of streams in central Pennsylvania.  Some larger streams and even some very small mountain streams that had Brown Trout, Rainbow trout and some small Brook trout in them.  Although I was able to fish during a number of hatches most of the … Read more

Tying Video – Rubber Spider

In keeping with my desire to spend more time on the water than at the vise these days, I have another simple fly that does not take much time to tie but is very versatile.  The Rubber Spider (also called the Foam Rubber Spider) is a very simple fly to tie but it is a … Read more

Tying Video – Ed Story’s Crackleback

Tying Ed Story’s Crackleback is the latest tying video from Dressed Irons.  If you do not know about the Crackleback it is one of the most versatile flies ever created.  A very simple fly in it’s design, utilizing basic tying materials but it can produce all sorts of variations for any number of fishing conditions.  … Read more