Superpupa Developed by the Swedish fly tyer Lennart Bergqvist in the late 1970’s Superpuppan has become a worldwide phenomenon and one of the best known flies in Scandinavia. This fly

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Balmoral Named after the famous castle of the royal family in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this is a typical Dee fly pattern. I probably used a bit too bright colors on the

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The Childers I know this pattern has been here before but this is quite a different take of the pattern. I tied it this time as a “built-wing” which incorporates

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Black Gordon SpeyI found this pattern from Bob Veverka’s book Spey Flies: How to Tie Them. There’s a plate of Steelhead Speys by Oregon tier Brad Burden and it’s one

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Black RangerI tied this as a quick fishing fly with no material prep like forming crests. They will eventually take their place in the water so the prep is just

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Orange Heron One of the most famous Syd Glasso patterns that he used especially for winter Steelhead in the Pacific Northwest. I use featherwinged streamers quite a lot for Trout

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The Classic Salmon and Sea Trout Fly Compendium – Grewcock & CarneThis massive book that features basically all published and some unpublished classic salmon flies compiled by Barry Grewcock with

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50 photo step by step instructions on how to tie Trahernes Nepenthian I wrote an article on Chasing Silver Magazine about J.P. Traherne and his salmon flies and in addition

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Semirealistic  Foam Golden Stonefly dry fly I was fortunate enough to get to fish the Deschutes river this spring when the big salmonflies and golden stones were hatching and tied

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Fly Tying Archive now also on InstagramYou can find us @flytyingarchive on Instagram and see our latest posts there on the sidebar to the right. The content will differ a

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