How To

  1. How to Tie the Zebra Midge Fly

    How to Tie the Zebra Midge Fly
    This fly has been around for a long time. The Zebra Midge imitates midges below the surface and will quickly fool a finicky trout that's feeding subsurface. It's a very simple fly to tie and produces on days when the water is clear and fish are keyed in on small nymphs. Use this as a dropper off of a dry fly, a trailer nymph under an indicator, or on a Euro setup. Tune in as Jared provides step-by-step instructions to tie this simple pattern. Then, purchase your materials from us and start tying!
  2. The Top 10 Best Permit Flies

    The Top 10 Best Permit Flies
    Permit are finicky, picky, bad-attitude kinda fish. They're known for challenging feeding habits, unnecessary pickiness, and humbling elusiveness. That's part of the reason anglers focus so much time, energy, and resources to catch one on a fly rod. A Perm on a fly rod is like a badge of honor in contemporary fly fishing. Catching them is much easier with the right fly selection. Read on to find out which flies are the very best for Permit.
  3. How to Tie the Morrish Mouse Fly

    How to Tie the Morrish Mouse Fly
    Mouse fishing is popular across the western US and around the world (New Zealand comes to mind). Large brown trout do a lot of feeding at night and can be fooled on mouse patterns depending on the time of year and the conditions. In places like Alaska, fish feed on mice even in the high sun. There's nothing quite like seeing a large predatory fish explode on a mouse as it's waking through the water. Tune in as Jared takes us through the steps necessary to tie the Morrish Mouse, one of the most popular mouse patterns in all of fly fishing.
  4. How to Choose the Best Steelhead Flies

    How to Choose the Best Steelhead Flies
    As summer winds down and leaves start to change, anglers around the country shift their game from Trout to Steelhead. Steelhead are tough to fool, but when you do there's nothing better than bringing a silver bullet to hand. Most anglers target these elusive fish in the Pacific Northwest but lake run Steelhead also have a huge following in the Northeast, particularly in the Great Lakes Region. Anglers go crazy for these fish. And having the right flies increases your chances of success on the water.
  5. How to Tie the Squimp Fly

    How to Tie the Squimp Fly
    The Squimp is a Bonefish fly that has tons of movement in the water. When stripped, the rubber legs provide superior movement and this fly really attracts fish from a long way off. The profile of the fly also creates a lifelike shrimp imitation that will surely fool picky Bonefish on the flats of Mexico and beyond. Tune in as Jared shows us step-by-step instructions to tie the Squimp then purchase your materials from us and get tying!
  6. How to Tie the Bunny Leech Fly

    How to Tie the Bunny Leech Fly
    If you're streamer fishing this fall, you should have a bunny leech in your box. Whether you tie it with a hot cone or not, trout key in on leeches in the spring and the fall, and this pattern will move fish from cover like few other patterns. Plus, it's really easy to tie and only requires a few materials. This is also a great pattern for Steelhead and Salmon that are keyed in on egg sucking leeches during the fall King Salmon run and the fall/winter Steelhead run. Tune in as Jared provides step-by-step instructions to help you tie this popular freshwater fly pattern.
  7. How to Choose the Best Trout Flies for Small Streams

    How to Choose the Best Trout Flies for Small Streams
    Small stream fishing has become incredibly popular in contemporary fly fishing. Small streams are easier to access, more prevalent throughout the US, and offer anglers a chance to get away from the crowds and find solitude. The scenery can be beautiful, you don't need a ton of gear, and the fishing can be great. Targeting native trout in small streams is an easy way to relax without having to worry about catching the largest fish or carrying 3 fly boxes. That being said, outings on small streams will be more productive if you have the right gear. Read on to find out which flies are the best for small stream fishing.
  8. How to Tie the Big Nasty Crab Fly

    How to Tie the Big Nasty Crab Fly
    If you've done any flats fishing in the Northeast for Stripers, you've seen them cruising the flats searching for small baitfish, eels, and (of course) crabs. This is a phenomenal fly to throw at a cruising Striper on the flats and imitates a Green Crab, prevalent on the coast of the Northeastern US. It's a fun fly to tie, too. Tune in as Jared provides step-by-step instructions to tie a pattern that every Striper angler should have in their arsenal.
  9. How to Tie the Bopper Hopper Fly

    How to Tie the Bopper Hopper Fly
    This is an effective hopper pattern designed to entice large trout from the US West to Patagonia and everywhere in between. Hoppers are a staple of a trout's diet here in the US and beyond and there's nothing better than getting a large trout to eat a high-floating hopper on the surface. This pattern is built for extra floatation, a lifelike profile, and super fish-catching power. Tune in as Jared takes us through every step needed to tie the Bopper Hopper.
  10. How to Tie a Tarpon Toad Variation

    How to Tie a Tarpon Toad Variation
    The Tarpon Toad is a fly that has long been used to target the Silver King. This is a fly that's great for a variety of Tarpon scenarios including casting at laid up fish or cruising fish. Jared ties a slight variation here that also works well for Bass, Stripers, and other predatory fish in both freshwater and saltwater environments. Tune in as Jared shows you step-by-step how to tie the Tarpon Toad with a slight twist.

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