How to tie flies.

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by Old Man, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    I was wondering if you have ever thought of a section on how to ties flies. Like tying certain flies in a step by step format. One of the Mods (Jerry), had this on another webs site. It was helpful if you were to tie up something new.

    Just van Old Man asking
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    I thought that the Mods would pick up on this. When I was on the other web site it came in handy when tying up something new.
  3. Big E

    Big E Moderator Staff Member

    I think a SBS / Video subsection of the flytying forum is a great idea. I'll raise my hand up if Chris needs a warm body to mod or do stuff for that section.
  4. Patrick Gould

    Patrick Gould Active Member

    That's a great idea Jim. There are other nice sites with step by step recipes, but since this is the best forum it makes sense to add a section like that.
  5. Derek Young

    Derek Young 2011 Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Of The Year

    Jim, this is a great idea. It's easier to upload photos and videos now to the site, so this should be pretty painless for those who want to contribute. Expanding on the fly swap idea - how to's and recipies could be posted as well as sending them through the mail. I'll chip in!
  6. Steve Rohrbach

    Steve Rohrbach Puget Sound Fly Fisher

    OMJ, I will throw my hat in the ring to help herd these cats. I have several detailed patterns already formatted. It will not be that difficult to add step by step photos the next time I tie one of the flies. If Chris endorses the concept, I will post a sample and people can decide if it has merits.
  7. Rob Ast

    Rob Ast Active Member

    Great idea. I'd be happy to add content.
  8. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

    Great Idea
    be happy to add a few
  9. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

    Steve hard to think of something you tying not having merit
  10. Brian Thomas

    Brian Thomas Active Member

    Very good idea . It would be a great resource for new tiers everybody .
  11. Chris Scoones

    Chris Scoones Administrator Staff Member

    I'm on board.

    Question is, would you rather see one main tying forum that has prefixes for (How To) (Swap) (Pattern) or should those topics continue to be broken out?
  12. Big E

    Big E Moderator Staff Member

    I'd rather see them continue to be broken out. Makes it easier to get to what you want to see rather than wading through a bunch of posts.

    Thanks Chris!
  13. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

    Cool! I think adding a SBS to the tying sub forum. I value the SBS shared by many talented tyers. Great idea Jim! Did I just type that? Yikes!
  14. Chris Scoones

    Chris Scoones Administrator Staff Member

    Not many threads to pull over from the tying forum to seed this. If anyone wants to take lead in this section (kicking it off covering a topic, moderating, etc) let me know. There doesn't have to be just one person either.
  15. Steve Rohrbach

    Steve Rohrbach Puget Sound Fly Fisher

    Chris, I will be doing a step by step of my Puget Sound Slider over the next few days. I will send it to you for your comments. I would be happy to help moderate this sub-forum.
  16. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

    I'm in as well though my ties aren't what most would say are worthy of SBS. I'll have to do some really sexy stuff now that I have more time.:)
  17. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

    I can moderate what I do need to do?
  18. Jack Devlin

    Jack Devlin Active Member

    Great idea. I would like to have responded to Big-E and Old Man sooner but I have been "off the grid" for awhile. Always interested in a learning experience.
    Be glad to help.
  19. jaybo41

    jaybo41 Member

    I love the idea of a SBS subsection.
  20. Big E

    Big E Moderator Staff Member

    Hopefully we'll get some material added here soon. I'm still unpacking after my move and haven't got my fly room set up yet.