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Tying Ruben Martin’s easy, realistic crab

Burned tips on the claws creates lifelike detail. Ruben Martin is an innovative tyer who seems to invent or adapt simple and effective techniques to create patterns that... [...]

November 7, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

If fish could talk, they’d say it’s the hook they fear most the vise was switching to primarily tying tube flies. It has made me a much better fly fisher, and not so much being tube flies, but that’s undoubtedly a... [...]

November 7, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Fly Tying: Gartside’s Gurgler

Fly Tying: Gartside’s Gurgler By Andrew Derr, Video by Tight Line Video Jack Gartside’s Gurgler is an effective fly that has great action either pushing a small wake... [...]

September 30, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Raidzap UV Resin

By Captain Andrew Derr There are a lot of UV glues, resins and adhesives out there. I have tried a bunch and some of them work pretty well.... [...]

September 4, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

The albies are coming. Tying the Albie Whore

The Albie Whore. Tying the Albie Whore By Captain Andrew Derr As the albies begin the march through the Northeast US, anglers are readying their fly boxes... [...]

August 30, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Partridge’s saltwater streamer hook options

By Capt. Andrew Derr I love to experiment with new tying materials and products. Recently, I took some advice form a few folks and tried tying some saltwater... [...]

July 23, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Slider Head Streamer

Available from Rainy’s and other distributors, Slider Heads make for great top-water patterns. This pattern can also be fished on a heavy sinking line. Let the line sink... [...]

June 13, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

E pluribus unum – “Out of many, one.” – The Sulfur Comparadun

Screenshot – Tim Flagler’s #16 Sulphur Comparadun – he recommends #14 to #22. By Skip Clement – Video by Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions Becoming a trout fisher... [...]

June 7, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Threads: Choosing tying materials requires thoughtfulness

YouTube screenshot. Concluding which types of tying threads to keep made for bookish inquiry By Skip Clement – video by Tim Flagler/Orvis Thread diameters were created in the... [...]

May 28, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

Aaron Adams talking with his friend Lefty Kreh (1925 – 2018) at a past BTT Symposium (2013) held at the International Game Fish Association headquarters in Fort Lauderdale/Dania... [...]

May 24, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics