Fly Tying Library

Welcome to DFI's "Fly Tyer Library." This section of our web site is solely dedicated to the multitudes of tyers who visit our web site and join us at our presentations and tying sessions across the country. We share the exact materials and procedures on how to duplicate our flies with full detail, intricacies, and illustration.

Tyers have ability to order and receive a hard copy (physical) or order and receive a download copy of the ties.

Here's what you receive when ordering a  hard copy tying DVD from our store:

  1. Full color still photo at the start of the video so you can diagnose the bug's proportions.
  2. Detailed recipe(s) of the exact materials used to construct the fly. We recommend staying with recipe initially because each of our flies has been tied for performance under that exact recipe. If the DVD includes more than one pattern, recipes will be included for those as well.
  3. Complete video and verbal construction of the bug-sharing insights on how to make the tie easier and more professional.

DVDs are priced from $9.95 to $19.95 and based on the number of recipes you receive in the pattern. If you order, for example, a "Slow Stone," we don't sell that fly in a different color so there's only one recipe-thus the price is $9.95. The "Searcher," is tied in seven colors with seven recipes; the cost of that DVD is $15.95, and you receive the full recipes for all seven bugs. We will tie only one fly in each series, but you'll have recipes for all colors in that series.

If interested in a digital download, please contact us. We can make any of our selections available in an MP4 format for phones, tablets, and computers.

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Adams Caddis Series - Tying DVD Adams Caddis Series Adams Caddis SeriesA major contributor from your vice to your fishing box. This is a wonderful high-floating caddis designed to be fished in heavy riffle or... $11.95
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Ant Series - Tying DVD Ant Series Ant SeriesLearn the intricacies of tightly woven dub bodies and how to make your ant patterns become real.  The tie will not unravel and it... $12.95
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Bare Belly Caddis Series - Tying DVD Bare-Belly Caddis Series Bare Belly Caddis SeriesDo not be deceived by the size in which we tie this pattern! It is an exceptionally productive pattern that can be fished in... $11.95
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Beetle Series - Beetle DVD Beetle SeriesThe most realistic beetle pattern available. It has a peacock belly, a sculptured body, and exactly 6 moose hair legs. DFI beetles are killer... $9.95
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Bullethead Hopper Series - Tying DVD Bullethead Hopper Bullethead Hopper SeriesThis pattern is a fish-catching machine. Its belly-down presentation, lifelike rubber legs, and all-hair body construction delivers the perfect surface silhouette of a grasshopper... $9.95
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Cicada Series - Cicada DVD Cicada SeriesThis cicada pattern has tested magnificently and might be the "super bug" of this species. This is a fun tie and an essential terrestrial... $9.95
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Colored Emerger Series - Tying DVD Colored Emerger Series Colored Emerger SeriesA wonderful lesson in applying biots. This is a two-fold tie. It is a lethal pattern that can be used any time of year... $16.95
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Cranefly Skipper Series - Tying DVD Cranefly Cranefly Skipper SeriesIn late summer and early fall, this could be one of the most exciting bugs you've ever fished. Aggressively skated across the surface, the... $9.95
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Emperor Caddis® Series - Emperor Caddis Series Emperor Caddis® SeriesVoted by our fishermen the #1 dry fly for 2009. It is a deadly fly in every water condition and at every elevation... $14.95
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Empress Sally Series - Tying DVD Empress Sally Empress Sally SeriesShe's a hot little gal with gorgeous color contrasts. From a pink tail to a light olive abdomen, she's a dead ringer for most... $9.95
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Get Her Done Caddis® Series - Tying DVD Get Her Done Caddis Series Get Her Done Caddis® SeriesThe absolute perfect body-down silhouette of a caddis.  Designed for smart fish on a sheen surface.  This dog will hunt on that big... $12.95
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Golden Stone & Salmonfly Series - Tying DVD Golden Stone and Salmonfly Series Golden Stone & Salmonfly SeriesThese might be the most lethal pair of stoneflies you have ever fished. Serve these bad boys right on the edges in big rivers... $10.95
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Tie Magic: Volume 1 - Tying DVD Tie Magic Vol. 1
Tie Magic: Volume 1This is an incredible double DVD that teaches how to tie six signature patterns step by step from Dry Fly Innovations.  We also... $34.95
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$24.95
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Fishing the High Country - Fishing the High Country Fishing the High CountryFishing the High Country takes you on a 58 mile backpacking adventure to the alpine lakes of Idaho. It's a gorgeous quest in... $14.95
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Fly Magic: Fishing with the CDC Pink Emerger - Fly Magic: Pink Tantalizer Fly Magic: Fishing with the CDC Pink EmergerFly Magic: Fishing with the CDC Pink Emerger (now renamed Pink Tantilizer) is a fantastic float trip through the canyon below Palisades Dam... $14.95
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