Everyone could use a few good crawfish patterns in their fly box. The thing with crawfish fly patterns is you tend to lose them in the rocks faster than you can tie some of the intricate flies that imitate these bottom-dwellers. The Fish-Skull CrawBody on the Sparkle Craw makes tying a crawfish imitation foolproof and […]
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Learn to tie Chase Howard’s Extended Body Drake, a nymph with movement that is out of this world. Dead drifting this fly into a swing works flawlessly as the Nymph-Head Evolution tungsten beadhead will get the fly deep quick, and as the fly swings, the Wiggle-Tail Shank offers tons of extra movement. The weight […]
We’ve seen some incredible flies tied over the past few weeks. For those of you already in on the contest, well done! For those of you who haven’t entered yet, this is all you have to do to join in the fun: It’s Easy to Enter – Tie a Fly and Snap […]
If you enjoy tying Game Changer style flies but get frustrated with tying the tail section, the new Tail Shank is the solution you’ve been looking for. The Tail Shank is the newest addition to the Fish-Skull Articulated Fish-Spine system and is designed to simplify and improve the tail tying process. We’ve essentially modified the design of a Fish-Spine shank by […]
It’s Easy to Enter – Tie a Fly and Snap a Picture 1. Tie a fly that integrates a Flymen fly tying material (Fish-Skull®, Nymph-Head®, or Surface Seducer®) and take a photo of it. 2. Post the photo on Instagram, list the Flymen material(s) you used, tag @flymenfishingco, @howlerbros, @repyourwater, @loonoutdoors, @konafishing, @harelinedubbin, @taylorflyfishing, […]
Intruder Style Flies Are Designed to Provoke Aggressive Strikes From Steelhead. As the name suggests, the idea is to “intrude” on the steelhead’s territory and trigger the “fight” response of fight or flight. Meahan’s Intruder is an approachable pattern for all fly tyers. So many Intruder fly patterns call for some exotic material, but […]
Three years ago, the Flymen Fishing Company visited a remote mountain location in Northern Sweden for the first time to target pike on the fly. The plan was to make a really cool pike film with meter-long fish slamming mice and lemming patterns on the surface. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen because the water was already too warm by that time and most of the fish had moved out of the shallow coves.