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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

Galloup’s Sex Dungeon

Kelly Galloup knows streamer fishing and flies for high water situations. Having just shaved the “porn ‘stache”, a well caffeinated Galloup takes you through his ingenious and effective... [...]

May 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly North 40 Fly Shop The Marabou Tarpon Toad has developed an excellent reputation as a very effective pattern for migratory tarpon.... [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Squimpish and the quest for the ultimate fiber

Squimpish and the quest for the ultimate fiber By Capt. Andrew Derr David Nelson’s Squimpish Hair is a bright light in my never ending quest for perfect tying... [...]

April 1, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Review, Slide

Craft Fur Hollow Fleye Minnow

Hollow Fleyes were invented by Bob Popovics and this particular version is great at creating smaller versions of the pattern. Hollow Fleyes are great at creating a profile... [...]

March 13, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Fly Tying: DIY dubbing brushes

By Andrew Derr Dubbing loops and dubbing brushes are really great techniques to incorporate into your fly tying bag of tricks. Dubbing loops are easy to make while... [...]

February 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Tying the Velcro Crab

Tying the Velcro Crab If you are like me, you are a little obsessed with packing multiple different crab patterns in your fly box. In my current list... [...]

February 5, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics