Page 2 of 3

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:00 am
by Doug Poudre
jimithing wrote:similar to the adams except the deer hair pints up to help fly stay afloat.


Actually, I'm pretty sure the post is for visibility and the hackle around the post keeps the fly in the surface film as an emerger which is best fished on calmer water.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:15 am
by jimithing
Doug Poudre wrote:
jimithing wrote:similar to the adams except the deer hair pints up to help fly stay afloat.


Actually, I'm pretty sure the post is for visibility and the hackle around the post keeps the fly in the surface film as an emerger which is best fished on calmer water.

that too, but the key word was "help". im sure the deer hair is used to aid in flotation in case the fly gets turned in slightly rougher water and it helps to point it the right way up again. im sure the fly would be less successful in this if another less buoyant material was used for visibility.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:17 pm
by salt_fly
Here is my attempt at the Redfish Crack Fly...

Thread: clear monofilament
Hook: #2 of choice
Eyes: Lead dumbell
Tail: Craft fur
Collar: Saddle hackle
Body: Enrico Puglisi dubbing brush w/micro legs
Weed guard: Mono or wire

(Continued on next post...)

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:21 pm
by salt_fly
Redfish Crack (cont'd.)

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:04 pm
by One more cast?
Bought some of those EP fibers that everyone seems to love. It took me 3 tries to get it right, but I think I have the technique down. pretty easy to tie! Tried it in the pond behind my house, tracked straight and even caught a few bass for what its worth.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:02 pm
by 2FlyFish4
Here is a fly I started tying a few months ago and put this little video together. It is a rattle tail clouser and is a perfect way to add a rattle to a fly. The clouser minnow is in my opinion one of the best baitfish imitations. I fish clousers 90% of the time due to the fact I am always very successful with them and they ride hook point up. The rattle I added is just another sense the fish can use to pick up the fly. I have had the best luck with the brass rattles because the glass rattles just seem to break way to easily. I do like the sound better from the glass but the fact that they break so easily made me look for a different alternative. Hope yall like the fly.


Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:10 am
by Dageaux1977
jimithing wrote:Skittal shrimp- tied on no 4 or 6, uses white rabbit strip, crystal and copper flash, orange and white silli legs, orange maribou for eggsack, white ep fibers, 1/60 or 1/80 dumbell weight, 30 lbs mono for eyes and weedguard (optional), and red beads for eyes.
IMAG0495-1.jpg


Seems like none of your pic come though. is it some setting I jacked up on my page?

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:03 pm
by Patriot
New to forum. Can"t see any of jimithing's pics in his post. Can see others though. What's the fix. Thanks.

Here is a shrimp pattern I tyed.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:55 am
by avidfisherman
Some saltwater flies... (Black bait fish pattern [I call it "Blackie"], a chartreuse/yellow Clouser with red calf tail for gill slits [a.k.a. "Carnival Clouser'], and a cockroach)

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:03 am
by avidfisherman
A few more saltwater go-to's...(The Whistler [with a darker red/burgundy flash chenille body], a saltwater variation of a "wooly booger" [bloodworm marabou tail / maroon hen soft hackle body / grizzly hen soft hackle head], and a Crazy Charlie [white calf tail/pearl flashabou for the wing.]

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:12 am
by avidfisherman
Just 3 more must haves...(the Yellow Hi-Tie [a little pearl flashabou never hurt a saltwater fly], a blue over white deceiver, and the MUST HAVE Redfish seaducer [yellow/griz tail, yellow body, and finished off with the RED thread change for a head.] Of course these 9 flies are only my opinion, but hey...we all have one, right?

p.s. - I do my best to tie weed guards on MOST all of my saltwater flies. Weed beds and mangroves are prime real estate for those reds, so as fly fishermen we should do our best to get in there and get a piece of the action! You just can't really do that without a weed guard on most flies.

Tight lines.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:10 am
by jimithing
Dageaux1977 wrote:
jimithing wrote:Skittal shrimp- tied on no 4 or 6, uses white rabbit strip, crystal and copper flash, orange and white silli legs, orange maribou for eggsack, white ep fibers, 1/60 or 1/80 dumbell weight, 30 lbs mono for eyes and weedguard (optional), and red beads for eyes.
IMAG0495-1.jpg


Seems like none of your pic come though. is it some setting I jacked up on my page?


no, the account i had on a website hosting the photos messed up or something so i lost all of them and now they dont show up.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:34 pm
by 2FlyFish4
Here is a fly I just started tying. I got the idea from fishing with Rob Anderson up on Pyramid Lake . I figured I could use this fly/technique on some of my local waters.

Click here for the Tutorial

Image

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Thu May 16, 2013 1:15 am
by TexasToast

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:47 pm
by trappmund
Here are a couple of my most recents.
[img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/13/uzyre5an.jpg[/img][img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/13/yhyguva8.jpg[/img]

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:34 pm
by 2FlyFish4

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:49 pm
by 2FlyFish4
For times when you want to go big or go home. A 18" ribbon fish imitation using 3; 4/0 Varivas hooks and 2; 80mm Blane Chocklett Big Game Shanks that I tied up last night. King Mackerel have a liking for ribbon fish and they are also notorious for cutting baits in half. These meat hooks will hopefully be put to use this summer offshore.

The Offering

Image

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Fri May 02, 2014 7:58 pm
by trappmund
[img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/03/a4y5apy3.jpg[/img][img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/03/edatygut.jpg[/img][img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/03/eze9etup.jpg[/img][img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/03/3uhy6a9a.jpg[/img][img]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/03/atesynan.jpg[/img]ImageImage
A few of my recents the last one is my first attempt at a cray fish pattern.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue May 06, 2014 10:50 pm
by 2FlyFish4

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:07 pm
by Late Bloomer
a few ideas that can be made without too much effort.

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:12 pm
by Late Bloomer
The spider looks difficult but really isn't

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Jun 10, 2014 1:03 pm
by Puck
I tie a ton of bendbacks, for multiple reasons....

Mustad 34011, slightly bent
Size "A" rod wrap thread
Craft fur
Fish hair
Stick-on eyes
CA glue
Epoxy or CCG

I'll see if we can get a video of next week's tying with the group.

Puck

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Tue Jun 24, 2014 11:39 pm
by 2FlyFish4

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:50 pm
by 2FlyFish4

Re: Fly Tying - Patterns and Tips

PostPosted:Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:51 pm
by 2FlyFish4