Posts Tagged ‘Beginner’
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 www.flytyingforum.com 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.
An easy 2 hook baitfish pattern using the GCO 105 hook in sz2.
A great variation on the wooly bugger, the Sparkle Dad utilizes some new synthetic materials to make a great streamer pattern.
A very basic, but cleanly, tied nymph. With the basic foundation shown, the color combinations are truely endless. This is a great nymph pattern that should be in and anglers box.
Dronlee shows his great take on a Surf candy fly, by using stick on fingernails for the head.
Not every fly requires expensive materials to look good and catch fish. While digging through the Hatches flytyingforum.com, I found this “Glove Bug” pattern. This pattern uses a glove that is normally used for washing a car to create a simple, clean, and effective pattern.
Jay Zimmerman’s Backstabber is the benchmark for carp flies, just like the wolley bugger and adams are for trout. A general and easy to tie pattern, the backstabber should be in everyone’s warm water box. Colors and size can be adjusted to match local conditions.
A very simple representation of a sand eel for you Striper Fishermen out there. If you like the looks of the glass style sand eels that utilize epoxy, here is an updated version of the same using Clear Cure Goo instead of Epoxy. These are very quick ties and just plain catch fish. Enjoy See [...]
An epoxy back mayfly nymph imitation. The flashback on this nymph is made from Hareline Dubbin’s Purple Haze Holographic Fibers. An excellent nymph to imitate Baetis mayflies. Tie in sizes 16-20. I used Clear Cure Goo for the epoxy back. After experimenting with CCG I discovered that the extra fine accessory tips are a must for applying the small amounts needed for epoxy backs on small nymphs.
Norm Norlander shows how to tie the Bunny Bugger. A great searching pattern, the use of rabbit dubbing adds lots of movement that is sure to attract fish. Colors can be easily adapted to location and conditions.