Tying The Zebra Midge Fly

Zebra midge tying variation using a yak hair wing

This post was last updated on December 3rd, 2022 at 07:42 pm Its mid winter here in Idaho, so what better way to spend the time than tying the Zebra midge fly. These are often some of the most productive fly patterns to use during the winter and they are also very simple. A lot … Read more

Discover the History and Evolution of Fly Tying

Color plate from 1860 showing how to tie flies

This post was last updated on December 29th, 2015 at 12:50 amFly Tying’s History Most historians believe that Chinese fishermen were the first to utilize artificial flies, with a mind to catching more fish! The first known design featured the feather of a kingfisher, which functioned as hook-style bait. This fly dates back to several … Read more