Fly Tying

An All-Purpose Nymph

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: Dave Whitlock's versatile Red Fox Squirrel Hair Nymph (standard and beadhead)

A Mayfly Emerger

  • By: A. K. Best

Topics: Tying the Standby Mayfly Emerger Flypattern(s): Standby Mayfly Emerger Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Bauer, Galvan, Islander, Marryat, Okuma, Orvis, Redington, Ross, J. Ryall, Sage, Scientific Anglers, St. Croix, Steelfin, Thomas&Thomas, Tibor, Waterworks/Lamson"

Leech Patterns Part II

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "The Bunny, Bloody and Llama leech, " Flypattern(s): "Bunny, Bloody and Llama leech"

Leech Patterns - Part 1

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "Whitlock Chamois, Swimming Leech, Leather Leech," Flypattern(s): "Whitlock chamois swimming leech, leather leech,"

Dubbing Loops (Part 2)

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "More dubbing loops for fly bodies and hackles include The Spin-Dust Loop method, the Split-Thread Loop, the CDC hackle barbs method, the Furled Loop" Flypattern(s): The Spin-Dust Loop; the Split-Thread Loop; the CDC hackle barbs method; the Furled Loop Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Umpqua Feather

The Magical Loop

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: Dubbing loops for fly bodies and 'hackles'--Part 1


  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "simple recipes from the Northwest US of the TDC Nymph, the Nyerges Nymph, the Bentz Sunset, and the Carey Special" Flypattern(s): "TDC Nymph, Nyerges Nymph, Bentz Sunset, Carey Special"

Of Soft Deceit

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "tying the soft collapsibles, CDC Particular, CDC Crane" Flypattern(s): "CDC Particular, CDC Crane"

The Nalle Puh

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: "the ""national fly"" of Finland, the Nalle Puh and how to tie" Flypattern(s): "Nalle Puh, Nalle Puh Variant"

Return of the Native

  • By: Darrel Martin

Topics: A caterpillar pattern tied and fished by the Eastern Cherokee Flypattern(s): Native American Pattern Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Winston 5-piece LT Trout Rods