Welcome to, the reference guide for traditional salmon fly tying.

We offer an unbiased perspective on what a classic Salmon fly really is. A journey through time, documented in over 300 pages so far, with in-depth focus on how these flies were originally dressed, offering articles and tutorials on a large variety of traditional tying techniques and proportions, all in an attempt to help preserve this legacy. 

What’s new?

Michael Rogan Tying Technique – GO!
New tutorial: Spey, Dee and Strip Wings – GO!
Added Land & Water info on Bluebell – at the bottom of the page – GO!

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Why Become a Member, what is this website about? 

On this website, you will find verified pattern descriptions, old plates for reference, an antique fly gallery, tutorials and step-by-step guides on various tying techniques, articles on a huge variety of subjects, materials guides and much, much more.

As a subscriber, you’ll never need to open another old book and wonder what the correct description or interpretation is. We are doing the digging, and making it available to you here.

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