This is one of my favorite reference sites. I thought others might enjoy watching some of these videos or checking out the patterns.
A lot of these patterns can easily be adapted to our local waters. http://www.aswf.info/multimedia/flytying.html
learn to tie the EP baitfish patterns like the peanut butter. Most versatile baitfish pattern ( unweighted) that there is, and if you tie them bigger, the EP fiber can be quickly cut down to the right size on the beach to match up to smaller baitfish