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#1 newt

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Posted 23 March 2015 - 03:55 PM

how does 1 get started tieing flys? don,t need to know every pattern just my favs.


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#2 BrownTrout Stalker

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Posted 23 March 2015 - 05:49 PM

youtube is big help


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#3 Terran

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 06:14 PM

Newt,

 

There are a number of good online "magazine" resources  as well. They have great articles, videos and fly "recipes".

 

Check out:

 

Fly Tyer  http://flytyer.com/

 

Fly Fusion https://www.flyfusionmag.com/

 

Fly Fisherman http://www.flyfisherman.com/

 

Hatches (Fly Tying Magazine) http://www.hatchesmagazine.com/

 

These should get you started on gathering info and seeing what's involved. Hatches has some great video tutorials as well.

 

Once you decide your going for it; check out this site for some very helpful information: http://globalflyfish...yper_guide.html

 

In fact, the site above has a wealth of information. Here's the Home Page link: http://globalflyfisher.com/

 

YouTube is also a great resource as stated above.

 

This should give you some info to get you informed and see if your interested in going through with it.

 

Hope it helps.

 

Terran


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Posted 31 March 2015 - 08:14 AM

I started tying flies last season. I went out and picked up a very basic fly tying kit (can't remember where).

 

Then I watched "sport fishing, on the fly" on youtube. They post videos of show segments, one of which is instruction on fly tying.

 

I tied probably 40-50 flys, mostly buggers and mickey's. Served me well last season.

 

The best part for me was being able to tie the same fly in a wide variety of colors, and then experimenting with them.

 

I sure caught a ton of yellow perch with black buggers with a green tinselly type material in them.

 

The speckled trout in my lake love white mickey finns.

 

Good luck!


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