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Day In The Life Of A Fly Tier

Day In The Life Of A Fly Tier

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, How To, Tips | No Comments

There was a time back in the day where I was almost a professional fly tier myself. My little brother, the guy who actually got me into fly fishing in the first place, had started selling his flies at the local fly shop and was getting behind on his orders. I almost joined him and […]

How To Catch Fish With Flies As Big As A Trout

How To Catch Fish With Flies As Big As A Trout

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, How To, Tips | No Comments

As soon as we got the boxes of June’s Signature Tyer, Gunnar Brammer’s flies in the office we knew we had to get on the water and test those bad boys. The giant flies, some longer than 12 inches, were big, pushy and full of flash, so we knew they’d be the perfect flies for chasing down […]

VIDEO: How To Tie A Masked Wooly Bugger

VIDEO: How To Tie A Masked Wooly Bugger

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Fly Tying, Fly Tying Video, How To | No Comments

The wooly bugger, featured in this month’s Fly Tying box, is one of the most effective patterns of all time, no matter the conditions or the species you’re after. Many think of the wooly bugger as a “beginner pattern” since you’re sure to find it in every fly fishing starter kit around, but if you […]

VIDEO: How To Tie The Shrimp Tail Gotcha Fly

VIDEO: How To Tie The Shrimp Tail Gotcha Fly

One of the most effective patterns in saltwater fly fishing is the Gotcha Shrimp, known to be deadly at catching everything in skinny water from bonefish in the Bahamas to striped bass in New England. The newest variation of the famed pattern though, featured in Postfly’s June Saltwater Fly Tying box, is created using Flymen […]

How To Fish Big Flies For Apex Predators Longer Than Your Leg

How To Fish Big Flies For Apex Predators Longer Than Your Leg

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, How To, Tips | No Comments

All we can think about at the Postfly office this month is catching a giant esox on the fly with one of the flies from Gunnar Brammer’s Signature Tyer Series box. When you take just one look at these massive flies, you’ll see why. When you see them move in the water, that’s when things […]

What Will You Find Inside Your May Postfly Box?

What Will You Find Inside Your May Postfly Box?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Past Boxes | No Comments

Can you feel it? It’s finally starting to feel like summer and that means it’s time to ditch your responsibilities and get on the water every chance you get. Mowing the lawn? Forget it, the grass looks better with a little length. That work you’ve let pile up to get done over the weekend? That’s what Sunday nights […]

What Kind Of Monster Steals Someone’s Flies?

What Kind Of Monster Steals Someone’s Flies?

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying | 3 Comments

We love gear, you love gear, everyone loves gear. That’s why a crime like this is inexcusable. What kind of monster steals someone’s gear and all of their flies? We’re so mad we couldn’t focus on anything else in the office aside from helping this Postfly Tribe Member. Read their message below: “Postfly, I’m reaching out because we had an unfortunate […]

The 3 Main Types Of Trout Flies (And How To Fish Them)

The 3 Main Types Of Trout Flies (And How To Fish Them)

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Tips | No Comments

Walk into your local fly shop and you’re sure to notice there are more patterns and variations of flies than even the most observant angler can remember. With all of the different flies available, many of which will all work at the same time on the same body of water, it helps to break down […]

VIDEO: How To Tie The Evolution Clinger Mayfly

VIDEO: How To Tie The Evolution Clinger Mayfly

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Fly Tying, Fly Tying Video, How To, Video | No Comments

Small, brown and buggy, what more could you want in a nymph? The Evolution Clinger Mayfly is a simple Hare’s Ear-style nymph pattern from Flymen Fishing Company designed to imitate the mayfly clinger nymphs likely swimming in your home waters right now. By imitating the broad, flat profile that’s typical of these nymphs and using a […]

How to Tie : JC’s Electric Caddis

How to Tie : JC’s Electric Caddis

This caddis nymph is a great imitation of free-living caddis found in water systems all across the United States. It can be tied in a variety of colors and sizes so experiment away. This pattern features the Heavy Metal tungsten bead head from our buddies at Flymen. Note: if you don’t have a UV light/epoxy […]