SUMMER - Volume TWENTY-NINE , Issue 2


The Most Famous Dry Fly in the World

Learn the story of the Adams and tie four fish-catching variations.

Al Ritt

Glassy Gammarus

Many coldwater rivers and lakes contain freshwater shrimp. Make an award-winning imitation that gets the nod from judges and the approval of the fish.

Nadica & Igor Stancev

A Honey of a Bee

A master tier shows how to craft a realistic bee suitable for framing or fishing.

Fred G. Hannie

How to Tie Bulletproof Streamers

10 professional tips you will immediately use to tie better flies.

Al & Gretchen Beatty

Storing and Organizing Fly Tying Materials

Our Fly Tyer of the Year gives an eye-popping tour of his tying studio and reveals how he stores his vast inventory of materials.

Tim Flagler

ON THE COVER: Hannie's Honey Bee


Editor's Bench

Passing of a Legend

David Klausmeyer

First Wraps

The 1902 Cork Collection of Salmon Flies, Where I Tie, and more.

David Klausmeyer

Matching the Hatch

Make Perfect Grasshopper Legs Every Time

Jerry Coviello

Bass Bugging

The Wildcat Streamer

Chad Miller


Eli and Dylan Gonzales—Fly Tying Is a Family Affair

David Klausmeyer