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Swimmy Jimmy’s name has come up in draft circles as a possible # one pick?

...had their tying vises and tools. Kits, I later learned, donated by someone anonymously [Angie, of course]. Angie and Doctor Alice split for a late breakfast. Materials: Back Hook: Daiichi... [...]

November 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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

Put light and magnifier on it, and the fly will catch ‘mo-betta’

...hard to beat. Mine is 4 years old and nothing has broken, but the vise is on its last legs. Flagler video: Note the Vimeo is somewhat corrupted [2017] but... [...]

October 24, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Don’t throw those fly tying scraps away – they might come in handy

...old vise, a tin of mixed hooks, a baggie full of tying material odds and ends, a half bottle of this and that can turn a sh*t day into the... [...]

September 9, 2019 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Why are 6.35 million acres of “Public Lands” inaccessible to its owners?

...Recreation Plans, which each state must develop and revise every five years to receive LWCF funding allocated to state-initiated projects. In the meantime, sportsmen and women should be vocal about... [...]

August 23, 2019 Of Interest, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Take Action

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