Posts Tagged ‘Beginner’
An interesting take on a deep fishing nymph, where the legs are formed from wire.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out Joshua Williams’ take on a Zebra Midge, and easy but extremely effective pattern for nymph fishing.
Lucian gives his take on a GRHE, with the usual stunning attention to detail.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.