Here are some Basic Skills that will help get going on creating your flies and get you boxes full and ready for your time on the water. These are designed for the begineer fly tyer, who is just taking their first steps in to this important part of fly fishing. THere are basically three steps in construting a fly. Starting the thread, adding the materials and finishing. here are some videos to show you the basic skill for each step.
Starting your thread
Attaching materials to the hook
pinch wrap and soft loop
Whip Finish and half hitch