Category Archives: Kumihimo

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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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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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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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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Black and White – Kumihimo Freestyle Salmon Fly

The body is woven in a Kumihimo style on a Lucas hook.  I have normally used rayon floss to do the bodies, but with this fly I used silk floss.  The silk floss is harder to work with because of … Continue reading

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Kumihimo Steelhead Fly

Here is an unnamed Kumihimo steelhead fly.  This is the same pattern that I have done before, but it just repeats the steps in a different order.  It uses 12 strands of black floss and 4 strands of fluorescent green … Continue reading

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Fly Giveaway!

To help get the word out about the Atlantic Salmon Fly International show I am giving away one of my woven body flies.  For a chance to win please share the following Facebook post with your friends: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=380808828714914&set=a.365899756872488.1073741828.303414116454386&type=1&theater A winner … Continue reading

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A Couple Woven Speys

Here are two new woven spey flies that I tied up.  They are tied using a weaving method called Kumihimo.  Each one uses 8 strands of blue/purple floss and 8 strands of sparkle floss. Please Share…

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