Posts Tagged ‘Beginner’

Candy Bug nymph – by Ruben Martin

Candy Bug nymph – by Ruben Martin

An interesting take on a deep fishing nymph, where the legs are formed from wire.

Shakey Bealy – by Tightline

Shakey Bealy – by Tightline

A flowing nymph pattern that wants to be a soft hackle. The Shakey Bealy could be a great Sulphur or October caddis pattern that might be that extra little bit that make a killer fly. Swung on a tight line or dead drifted, give the Shakey Bealy a try.

Chernobyl Ant – Tightlines Productions

Chernobyl Ant – Tightlines Productions

The Chernobyl Ant is a must for any box. This super versatile pattern can be changed in size and color to meet individuals needs and target species.

Biot Nymph – by Lucas Langton

Biot Nymph – by Lucas Langton

A great nymph pattern that not only looks great but is durable. Color and size can be easily adapted to meet local conditions and bugs.

Red Quill – by Tightlines Productions

Red Quill – by Tightlines Productions

Matt Grobert and Tightlines Productions team up on a very detailed video on how to tie a red quill. There are some great detailed tips around the winging and the quill body.

Zebra Midge – Joshua Williams

Zebra Midge – Joshua Williams

Check out Joshua Williams’ take on a Zebra Midge, and easy but extremely effective pattern for nymph fishing.

GRHE (Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear) variation – Lucian Vasies

GRHE (Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear) variation – Lucian Vasies

Lucian gives his take on a GRHE, with the usual stunning attention to detail.

CDC pheasant tail- Kirk Estlick

CDC pheasant tail- Kirk Estlick

An interesting take on a widely popular fly. The use of CDC allows for extra movement and trapping of some micro air bubbles for an extra buggy look.

Zudbubbbler- fly fish the Mitt

Zudbubbbler- fly fish the Mitt

I love fishing poppers for bass, it’s nearly as exciting to me as big brown trout on dry flies. “The Zudbubbler” when tied properly, this is one effective and durable bug. Nearly any color combination is possible, but my favorites include combinations of yellow, green, black and orange.

Anatomy of a Tube Fly- HMH Vises

Anatomy of a Tube Fly- HMH Vises

Curious about tube flies? Want to know the basic rigging? Looking for some tube inspiration?
Check out this clip from the “Anatomy of a Tube Fly”.

Quill Baetis Nymph- Lucian Vasies

Quill Baetis Nymph- Lucian Vasies

ucian Vasies is known for his amazing clean ties, and this Quill Baetis nymph does not disappoint. A basic pattern with flawless execution, size and color could be adapted to match local mayfly nymphs.

Tips for photographing flies- by Henning Sæbø

Tips for photographing flies- by Henning Sæbø

Henning Sæbø from shows some great tips for taking photographs of your flies. Knowing your camera setting, light, and a solid back drop are all you really need

Fleye Foil Fox Candy- by Holger Lachmann

Fleye Foil Fox Candy- by Holger Lachmann

Here’s a Surf Candy style pattern tied with the Fleye Foils by Bob Popovics. The tail made out of arctic fox wiggles nice in the water. Much better than most synthetics.

Rubber leg nymph- by Christopher Miller

Rubber leg nymph- by Christopher Miller

Sometimes the most effective patterns can be the easiest to tie. For this rubber leg nymph by Christopher Miller a bead, lead, rubber legs, and chenille are all you need.

ADN (another deadly nymph)- by Lucian Vasies

ADN (another deadly nymph)- by Lucian Vasies

Usually we give detailed instructions with our fly tutorials, but with the nymph by Lucian Vasies pictures really are worth more than words. A great versatile pattern that should be in any anglers box.

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