Nadica's Dragonfly Nymph
Dragonflies live in ponds and the slower sections of rivers. Having a good nymph imitation will increase your chances of catching trout. Our friends from Macedonia share their favorite pattern.
Great Flies for the Great Lakes
The waters are huge, but they are full of fly-eating fish. Our expert shares his favorite patterns and angling tactics we need to succeed.
Let the Water Have Its Say
We’ve all heard of “match the hatch,” but we should also select flies that match the water we are fishing. Learn how to choose the patterns that will succeed on your favorite streams.
Glass Beads Forever!
Good things come and go, but the really good ones always return. Glass beads—and the flies we tie with them—are finally here to stay.
Tools of the Trade
Are you new to tying flies? Our editor shares his thoughts about which vise and other tools you need to get started on the right foot. Have fun, and welcome to fly tying!
Good Books for Winter Reading
Start with Optimism
Matching the Hatch
Imitating Pale Morning Duns: A Primer
The Night King
New Materials for Finicky Fly Tiers
Paul Mason: On the Hunt for New Flies
The Authentic Royal Wulff