www.hipwader.com’s ONLINE fly tying course!
A series of illustrated fly tying articles designed to demystify the process of fly tying, and help new tiers get started. Tips on buying tools and materials, step-by step photos detailing the skills essential to every fly pattern…all designed to have new tiers catching fish on their OWN flies fast!

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OnLine Fly Tying Course Part #5

On Line Fly Tying Course Part #5 Tying In A “Wispy” Trailing Shuck Of Antron Yarn
For many, catching a trout on a dry fly represents the ultimate fly fishing experience. In fact, there are scores of fly fishers who will use nothing else believing that it is the only "pure" way to pursue […]

By |April 23rd, 2005|On Line Fly Tying Course|0 Comments

OnLine Fly Tying Course Part #4

On Line Fly Tying Course Part #4 Wing Case Slip, Using A Bubbing Brush
In this installment, I’ll be showing you how to cut, prepare and tie in a wing case for one of the world’s best-known trout nymphs, the Gold-ribbed hare’s ear. There are anglers who believe that this pattern, in the right sizes […]

By |March 20th, 2005|On Line Fly Tying Course|0 Comments

Online Fly Tying Course Part #3

Online Fly Tying Course Part #3 Using Beads, Tying In A Tail & Dubbing Using Natural Fur
When fishing nymphs, there are times when having even more weight can mean the difference between catching, and not catching. In my experience i’ve found that if the nymph is not touching the bottom from time to time, […]

By |February 13th, 2005|On Line Fly Tying Course|0 Comments

OnLine Fly Tying Course Part #2

On Line Fly Tying Course Part #2 Weight & Ribbing
In this article, I’ll be expanding on the techniques and materials used in the first caddis nymph and showing you some new stuff in this one I’ll call Caddis Nymph #2. While the dubbing techniques are the same, I’ll be covering the easiest way to […]

By |January 6th, 2005|On Line Fly Tying Course|0 Comments

Online Fly Tying Course Part #1

Online Fly Tying Course Part #1 Meat & Potatoes

More anglers find that they really haven’t enjoyed their sport to the fullest until they have caught their first fish on a fly of their own tying…It is only fair to warn those who are thinking of embarking on this interesting and enjoyable hobby that, after the […]

By |December 19th, 2004|On Line Fly Tying Course|Comments Off on Online Fly Tying Course Part #1