Fly Tying

Fly Tying · January 06, 2019
Flymen Fish Skull Faux Bucktail
A couple of years ago, Flymen Fishing Company, producer of the fantastic Fish Skull heads, fish spines for articulated flies, and other great products, introduced Faux Bucktail. Fish Skull Faux Bucktail is an interesting synthetic streamer material that we, along with many of our customers, have found useful for some of their fly and jig making enterprises. Unlike most other synthetic hair materials, Faux Bucktail is tapered. Like many other synthetics, it is slightly crinkly. The most obvious...
Fly Tying · September 09, 2018
A simple leech fly pattern
Many fly tyers enjoy the process of tying flies than involve multiple materials and steps, but sometimes we like to tie effective flies very quickly. Flies that can be tied quickly with minimal materials are often referred to as “guides” flies since they can be tied in large numbers with a minimal investment in time and can put clients onto fish in many angling conditions. Leech patterns are effective for many freshwater species in streams and stillwaters. There must be hundreds of leech...