We have filmed quite a few fly tying videos over the the past few years. Many of those videos are perfect for beginning fly tiers. In this post we share some of our favorite videos for beginners starting with the easiest pattern to tie.
Be sure to check out the first post in the Beginning Fly Tying Series where we discussed the basic tools needed for beginning tiers.
Fly Patterns for Beginning Fly Tying
It’s always a good time to learn to tie flies, but…
With everybody hunkering down, this is a great time to learn how to tie your own flies. Beginning fly tying can seem intimidating, however it is very easy to tie your own flies. To start tying your own flies you only need a fw basic tools and a pattern...
Purple has been an excellent producer for us for several years, and this fly is no exception. Whether you fish it as a weight fly, under a hopper, or as a dropper fly on a Euro rig, it produces fish. Great template to tie in other colors as well!
The Frenchie has been a fantastic fly for us for the past several seasons, and this hot butt variant is no exception. Mix up the thorax and tag color for tons of effective variations. If you’re heading out to your favorite trout stream or river this is one fly that you’re not going to want to be without!
Hook: Firehole Sticks 317 Size 16-22
Bead: Firehole Stones Nickel Bead or Tungsten Nickel/Silver Bead sized to match
This is a fantastic trout spey fly, and you can adapt it to whatever your favorite color preferences are for your local water. If you’re swinging flies for trout, this is a fly you don’t want to leave home without!