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Beginning Fly Tying Part 1

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How to start tying your own flies

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...

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Dakota Angler Custom Flies

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When we’re all out guiding every day in the summer, we’re always experimenting with dozens of different flies that are fresh off our vises. After a few weeks or months, a few of them make their way to the top of the pile and earn more or less permanent spots in our fly boxes. We’ve been […]

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Fly Tying Blog – Ryan’s Winter Tying

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This is the time of year that I start restocking my boxes for the summer, but I often get sidetracked by tying flies for nearly immediate use. My usual MO is to decide I’m going to go fishing, and sit down and tie a frantic half dozen of this or that, even though I probably have […]

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Quill Body Soft Hackle Jig Nymph Fly Tying Video

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Quill Body Soft Hackle Jig Nymph Fly Tying Video

Quill Body Soft Hackle Jig Nymph

This is a great soft hackle jig pattern we have been using here in the Black Hills this year. The thin body and soft hackle give it great action under the water!

Quill Body Soft Hackle Jig Nymph Materials

  • Hook: Syndicate Nymph Midge Emerger Hook Black CH400BK size 10-16
  • Bead: Slotted Tungsten Bead Nickel or Black...

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Saturday Morning Fly Tying Demos

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We’re firing back up our Saturday morning fly tying demos, where tiers can come enjoy a cup of coffee and learn a few new flies from us at the shop! They will run from roughly 10-12 each Saturday. If you have any suggestions on what to add to our current demos, or what you’d like […]

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