Category Archives: Fly Tying – Woven Flies

Golden Demon

Here is my version of the Golden Demon. This was my steelhead tying mentor’s (Al Brunell) favorite fly. Al owned a flyshop in Gold Beach Oregon called Al’s Golden Demon Fly Den. Al was instrumental in my steelhead fly tying. … Continue reading

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No-name – Kumihimo Spey Fly

I am getting ready for the Fly Tying Rendezvous that is in Portland tomorrow. I have been tying a few kumihimo flies in preparation. Here is one of the ones that turned out okay. Please Share…

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Midnight Spey – Kumihimo Woven Body

I am getting ready for the IFFF Fly Fishing Fair in Bend Oregon.  I will be demonstrating my kumihimo woven bodies.  Here is one I did this weekend called Midnight Spey. Please Share…

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Kumihimo Green Butt Skunk

After doing the Green Butt Skunk variations I wanted to do a woven body variation. Hook: Dave McNeese #2 Tag: Silver Tinsel Tail: Golden Pheasant Dyed Red Body: Chartreuse Floss and Artic Snow Dubbing.  Kumihimo – 8 black, 4 dark … Continue reading

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Woven Stoneflies

Here are two woven stoneflies photos that my Dad took. Check out some of his other work here – https://www.flickr.com/photos/129946908@N04. Please Share…

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Max Canyon Kumihimo Variation

Here is a Max Canyon inspired fly. It is done with a kumihimo woven body. There are 4 strands each of orange, light orange, brown, and black for a total of 16 strands. It is hard to see the brown … Continue reading

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Woven Golden Stonefly

Here is a woven stonefly I tied this weekend. I learned to tie woven body flies 19 years ago from a tyer named Joe Ayer. Woven bodies are one of my favorite techniques to use in fly tying. Please Share…

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Golden Demon Kumihimo Variation

This is a Golden Demon Variation using a weaving technique called Kumihimo. It is tied on a Dave McNeese hook.  The body consists of gold tinsel and 4 different colors of silk floss. Please Share…

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Borden Special Kumihimo Variation

This is my version of the Borden Special. This is the Show fly this year for the NW Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Expo that is held in Oregon every year. For the past seven or so years they have … Continue reading

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Kumihimo Braided Steelhead Flies

Here are two more braided steelhead flies using a technique call Kumihimo.  One is a variation of a Rogue Red Ant and the other is a free style fly. Please Share…

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