Fishing QuestionsCategory: Fishing Lure FAQHow to tie a fly fishing lure?
Mary C. Austin asked 1 month ago
How to tie fly fishing flies?

6 Answers
Martin Staff answered 4 weeks ago
Some fishermen prefer to tie their own flies, as they feel they can customize the flies to better match the local conditions and fish. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to tie a basic fly fishing lure:

1) Select the materials you will need – thread, hook, feathers, fur, and tinsel.

2) Choose the type of fly you want to tie – there are many different types, such as bucktails, nymphs, dry flies, and streamers.

3) Decide on the size of the fly – this will be determined by the hook size and also by how large you want the fly to be.

4) Cut out a piece of feather or fur that will wrap around the hook. This is called the “body” of the fly.

5) Tie the body onto the hook using thread.

6) Wrap tinsel or other materials around the body to create a “hackle”. This hackle will help the fly float on top of the water.

7) Finally, add any other materials you want to use to create the fly, such as eyes or beads.

With a little practice, you’ll be able to tie any type of fly you need for your next fishing trip!

Bernard answered 4 weeks ago
There are several ways to tie a fly fishing lure, but the most popular is the clinch knot.

The clinch knot is a basic knot that is very easy to tie. To tie a clinch knot, thread the line through the lure and tie a loop in the end of the line.

Take the tag end of the line and wrap it around the main line five or six times. (Be sure to make at least one pass below the loop on top of the line.) Hold on to both ends of the line and pull tight. Clip off any excess tag end.

Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 4 weeks ago
There are many different ways to tie a fly fishing lure, but the most common and basic method is the improved clinch knot. To tie this knot, first pass the end of the line through the eye of the lure.

Next, twist the line around itself 5 or 6 times (depending on the diameter of your line). Now poke that twisted section back through the hole in the eye of the lure. Finally, pull both ends of the line tight and clip off any excess. Voilà! You’ve successfully tied a fly fishing lure.

David answered 4 weeks ago
There are a few different ways to tie a fly fishing lure, but one of the most popular and effective methods is known as the “double fisherman’s knot.” This knot is relatively easy to learn and tie, and it’s particularly good at keeping your line from slipping or coming undone. Here’s how to do it:

1. Begin by threading your line through the eyelet of the lure.

2. Make a loop in the line, allowing about six inches of tail (meaning the end that isn’t threaded through the eyelet).

3. Take the tail and make a second loop, nesting it inside the first loop.

4. Hold both loops together and thread the tail end through both loops.

5. Pull on the tail end until the loops are snug against the eyelet.

6. Wet the knots and pull on both ends of the line to tighten.

7. Trim any excess line.

That’s it! With a little practice, you’ll be able to tie this knot quickly and easily.

Wilson answered 4 weeks ago
In order to tie a fly fishing lure, you will need a few supplies. You will need a spool of thread, some sharp scissors, and a hook. You will also need some feathers, fur, or other materials to create the “lure” part of the fly.

1. Cut a length of thread from the spool, and tie it onto the hook. Make sure that the knot is secure.

2. Next, start attaching your materials to the hook. Begin with the feathers or fur, and wrap them around the shaft of the hook. Be sure to leave enough space at the end of the hook so that fish can easily bite onto it.

3. A Depending on what type of fly you are tying, you may need to add a bead or weight to the hook. If so, do this now.

3. B If you are not adding a bead or weight, skip to step 4.

4. Continue wrapping the thread around the hook, and adding more feathers or fur until you have reached the desired size and shape.

5. Once you are happy with the fly, tie off the thread and trim any excess. Your fly is now ready to use!

Carlos answered 4 weeks ago
One of the most important aspects of fly fishing is choosing the right lure, and tying it on correctly can be the difference between a successful day on the water and a frustrating one. While there are many different ways to tie a fly fishing lure, we’ll focus on one of the most popular and effective methods.

Start by threading your line through the eye of the hook. Then, take the end of the line and make a small loop. Next, take your lure and thread it onto the line, passing through the loop you just made.Now pull on both ends of the line until the knot is tight against the eye of the hook. Finally, trim away any excess line.

This basic knot will work for most types of fly fishing lures, but there are other more specific knots that can be used for certain situations. Experiment and find what works best for you. Happy fishing!