Kelly Galloup, guide extraordinaire, owner of Slide Inn resort on the Madison River in Montana, and developer of a list of flies like the Nancy… Read More »Flies and Color – Kelly Galloup’s Advice
In the last post, we discussed cross referencing hook brands, and the four parameters important for hooks. Here we’ll continue that discussion, beginning with a discussion… Read More »Fly Tying Step by Step – Hooks #2 – What do all these Xs mean?
I’m sure that some who read this blog are going to think this is the dumbest topic in the world, but I’m going to write… Read More »Fly Tying Step by Step – Hooks #1 – Which Brand? What Size?
I’ve been working through the BC Hopper instructions that are in John Barr’s book Barr Flies. You can also find the instructions here on Charlie’s… Read More »Fly Tying: Thoughts on Tying Charlie Craven’s and John Barr’s BC Hopper
The height of your fly tying vise is important. When you tie flies, make sure that your that your vise is at the right height. Adjusting… Read More »Get Your Fly Tying Vise the Right Height
I’ve been using a small round (4″) mechanics tray to hold hooks and as a drying rack for flies. The magnet assures that hooks don’t fall… Read More »Fly Tying Tool Kit: Small Round Magnetic Mechanics Tray