ClassicFlyTying.net

Index


With the page count on this website now close to 400 pages, I figured to create an overview of relevant articles to beginners, and present them in a chronological order.


Introduction

1 – Introducing Classic Salmon Fly Tying

2 – Materials For the Novice – Four Patterns to Start With

3 – Advanced Materials List


Working with Feathers

1 – Washing and Preening

2 – Storage and Quarantine

3 – Dyeing Materials


About Classic Salmon Flies

1 – Balance and Proportions Explained


Body Work

1 – Tip and Tag

2 – Tail and Veil

3 – Ostrich Herl Butt

4 – Wool Butt

5 – Starting Flat Tinsel

6 – Working with Tippets

7 – Splitting a Jay Hackle

8 – Prepping Jay Body Veils


Winging Classic Salmon Flies

1 – Simple Strip Wings, Spey Flies and Dee Flies

2 – Spey Flies: Tying the Wing Forward and Folding Back

3 – William Blacker Wing

4 – Rogan Wing

5 – Mixed Wing for Beginners

6 – Mixed Wing per Tolfrey

7 – Topping Wing

8 – Married Wing – Drop Bobbin Technique

9 – Built Wing per Kelson

10 – Full Feather Wing

11 – Mallard Roof per Kelson

12 – Pre-Tying a Full Feather Wing


Heads

1 – Bullet Shaped Head

2 – Herl Head


Fly Patterns Step by Step

1 – Colonel per Tolfrey

2 – Ghost Fly #1

3 – Ghost Fly #2


Antique Flies Untied

1 – Antique Popham Untied

2 – Antique Shannon Untied


Miscellaneous Tutorials

1 – Making a Hackle Book

2 – Making Cotinga Subs

3 – Making Goldbeater Skin (Kendle Fly)

4 – Making Cobblers Wax

5 – Making IC Subs

6 – Making IC Sub Crimpers

7 – Making Toucan Subs

8 – Reworking Hooks

9 – Tempering Hooks in Tallow