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Fly Tying Instructional Videos
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This simple variation of the Elk Hair Caddis is a great choice for clear, flat water and selective trout. Carried in sizes 16 to 20, this is one of the most effective trout dry flies you can carry.
Mike Schmidt comments: "The Katydid is, to me, a perfect way to start off an introduction to the classic winged wet style of fly. It is a very simple and yet effective fishing pattern, and incorporates all the pieces most common to the style. The Katydid is a great pattern to work on to get down the basic techniques and tricks before moving on to more complicated patterns that incorporate such things as palmered bodies and married wings.
The Black-Nosed Dace click on the picture
Possibly its simplicity does not appeal to the eye of the fisherman, even though it does to trout. I would suggest that those of you who enjoy this kind of fishing make up a couple, or have them made by your fly-tyer. I do not think you will be without them after giving them a fair trial.
Royal Coachman Wet Fly With Rolled Hackle Wing click on the picture. As traditional as it gets, this fly has a history of more than a century and a half. As tied here, this is a fly you'd have found in the fly boxes of an angler fishing a hundred years ago. Fish it today, it's still a great fly!
The Brassie click on the picture
For four decades this simple fly, a pattern with just two materials, a hook and thread, has been fooling trout. It's also a great choice for panfish and carp. Everyone needs to carry the Brassie!
Fly Recipes An interactive site for fly tying instructions, videos and more.