Fly Tying

Have you ever thought about what drives the feeding frenzy of trout beneath the still surface of your favorite lake? Look no further than the chironomid, an insect often mistaken for a mosquito but far more crucial in the aquatic food web...
Want to learn how to tie flies? The following guide draws on insights from author and seasoned tier Jerry Darkes and offers valuable tips and tricks to help you get started. Let’s dive right in!
Mastering hackle techniques can elevate your fly tying game, ensuring your flies are not just visually appealing but also highly effective in attracting those elusive fish.
Fly designs sure have transformed over the last couple decades. That's where tube flies enter the scene, bringing a bunch of advantages along with them.
The subtle dance of materials and performance can be a tricky balance, especially when it comes to more advanced techniques. One such technique that has both beginners and experts intrigued is the art of 'marrying a wing.'
Al and Gretchen share their personal story, Al’s time working for Whiting Farm, hairwing flies, and tips and tricks that will help all levels of fly tiers.
In this episode we hear Enrico’s incredible story—from Ritz Carlton chef to one of the greatest innovators of our time.
Clint Goyette shows how to tie the nymph featured in our online Czech Nymphing course.
Larry shares his vast angling knowledge, how to fish the thermocline, and so much more. Tune in now!
Skip Morris is quite literally the guy who wrote the book about fly tying. Don't miss this interview on Anchored!
April and Phil discuss chironomids, triploids, and how he went from working in an insurance office to the fishing industry.
Kevin Feenstra discusses when it’s best to fish attractor patterns, and when it’s more effective to use natural baitfish.