That's a great article. I'm one of those self taught fly anglers with lots of "bad habits" and yet, I too catch fish. Odder still, I really enjoy doing it, even if I might be doing it "wrong". It is a hoot to watch the proper fly fishers edge closer to see what you're doing when you are catching and they aren't. Of course, it's often the other way around, too.
I found a quick and simple way to put a loop on the end of the fly line. It beats a nail knot or those finger-traps. Here is a link to the YouTube video.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wHGN1sYYKI
He uses super glue to finish it off, but I used Bohnings Platinum fletching glue from my archery stuff because it is durable and flexible. I used this on my saltwater outfit and it held up to a 30 inch striper with no problem.