Tying Video – Murray’s Hellgrammite

Growing up in the Midwest there were not too many opportunities for trout fly fishing, actually non at all for a kid who couldn’t drive.  So, warmwater species was the thing.  Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass were King!  Not having anyone in my family to “show me the ropes”as it were, I had to learn most … Read more

Tying Video – Soft Hackle Beadhead Prince Nymph

This weeks video is on the Prince Nymph, or more correctly a Soft Hackle Beadhead Prince Nymph.  The Prince Nymph is a very versatile trout nymph that can resemble many different larva in the water and will catch many different species of fish.  The most difficult aspect of tying the fly is securing the white … Read more

Tying Video – Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph

I decided to focus on some “quicker” ties in the next few videos.  The videos may not be all that quick, especially by YouTube standards, but the flies themselves are tied up relatively quick.  This week’s fly is the Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph.  One of my favorite nymph patterns, to fish and tie, and … 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

Tying Video – Dave Whitlock’s Red Fox Squirrel-Hair Nymph

The latest tying video from Dressed Irons is live on YouTube and it is the Whitlock Red Fox Squirrel-Hair Nymph.  The Red Fox Squirrel nymph (for short) is a very versatile nymph that does not mimic any specific aquatic insect but rather a wide range of insects.  It is made primarily with Squirrel hair which … Read more