This website has a wealth of free information, especially for beginners in fly fishing. They include information on where to purchase the different kinds of materials as well as how to make all kinds of different flies. Some of the materials used for fly making are common, while others might have to be ordered. Three items are recommended for you to keep on hand for making flies: hooks, dubbing wax, and head cement. You would then add the other materials you see on the below page to complete the fly.http://www.hooked-on-flies.com/fly_tying_materials.htmHere are some different stores that offer a great deal of supplies for fly fishing:http://www.iflyshop.com/http://www.bobmarriottsflyfishingstore.com/http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/category/category.jsp?id=cat20431&cmCat=MainCatcat20431&navAction=jump&cm_re=LeftNav*FlyFishing*011410Additionally, there is a free series of videos on youtube.com that teaches how to tie several different kinds of flies. Here is the page with those videos:http://www.youtube.com/user/topflymanI hope this information has been helpful to you! Please let me know if you need additional help on this question by pressing "Reply". I'll continue to work with you until you are satisfied. If this answer is what you were looking for, please press "Accept" so I can be compensated for my time. Positive feedback is greatly appreciated and will be reciprocated. Thanks again for your question and good luck on your fly fishing quest!