Videos

Fly Fishing Nuts & Bolts Video – Fly Rod Repair

Fly Fishing Rod Repair Tip-Top from Murray’s Fly Shop on Vimeo.

Have questions? Give us a call (540-984-4212) or drop us an email info@ murraysflyshop.com.  We are here to help.
Contents of my “Rod Repair Kit“: Ferrule Cement,  Emory Board or 320+ grit sandpaper, Lighter or Matches, Variety of sizes of Tip Top Guides and a Razor Blade.

Fly Tying Video – Tying the Shenk’s White Streamer

Fly Tying Video – Tying the Shenk’s White Streamer

In this Fly Tying Video Jordan demonstrates how to tie the Shenk’s White Streamer.

Materials used to tie the Shenk’s White Streamer:
White Marabou
White Rabbit Fur (dubbed on with dubbing loop)
Mustad 9672 #6 (also great in sizes 2, 4, 8, 10)
Lead Wire or non-Toxic Wire (Medium or Large depending on weight needed)
3/0 Thread

Having trouble with your dubbing loop?  The Dubbing Twister Set used in this video is the easiest way to master dubbing loops for any of your fly tying needs.  It works great for natural and synthetic materials.  You will find it works well with standard thread from 3/0 – 6/0 or kevlar.
Do you have questions or comments? Need help with tying this fly? Give us a call (540-984-4212) or drop us an email.

FREE Casting Analysis

Are you working on your casting and need a few pointers? Email us (info@murraysflyshop.com) your short casting video and we will give you a Free Casting Analysis through 1/1/2016.

MFS Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Tying the Blood Knot


MFS Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Tying the Blood Knot – Learning to tie the Blood Knot takes practice.  However, the Blood Knot provides one of the smoothest transitions between sections of leader material of any of the knot available.  The Murray’s Fly Shop Hand Tied Leaders, including the Bright Butt Leaders, Classic Leaders, Nymphing Leaders, Spey Leaders, Fluorocarbon Leaders, Big Game Leaders and Bass Bug Leaders are all tied with Blood Knots.  Are you still having trouble tying this knot after watching all the videos you can find? Stop by the Fly Shop in downtown Edinburg, Virginia for free one on one instruction about how to tie the Blood Knot.

Murray’s Fly Shop Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Loop to Loop Connections

Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Loop to Loop Connections from Murray’s Fly Shop on Vimeo.

Murray’s Fly Shop Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Loop to Loop Connections – Loop to loop connections are a standard affair in today’s fly fishing arena.  Many fly lines come with loops pre made in the end to ease attaching your fly fishing leader.  Love loop to loop connections or hate loop to loop connections, there is a time and place for just about everything.  When that time arises in your fly fishing, you need to make sure you connect your loop to loop correctly.  Learn to tie the Double Surgeons Loop in this Quick Tip Video.

Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Learn to tie the Improved Clinch Knot

This Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Learn to tie the Improved Clinch Knot and you will have mastered one of the strongest and most reliable knots to attach a fly to your tippet.  From heavy 50lb. fluorocarbon to 8x tippet material, the Improved Clinch Knot will provide a secure connection between your leader and your fly.

Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Tying the Double Surgeon’s Knot

Quick Flyfishing Tip: Double Surgeon Knot from Murray’s Fly Shop on Vimeo.
Quick Fly Fishing Tip: Tying the Double Surgeon’s Knot – Learn how to tie the Double Surgeon’s Knot with the first video in our series “Learn to Fly Fish – Quick Tips”.  Tying the Double Surgeon’s Knot involves five steps and creates a consistent and strong connection between pieces of monofilament.  In a day of fly fishing you will likely change your tippet once, twice or maybe more depending on conditions, this knot will make that change easier.