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Permit are hard to entice. This rudimentary crab fly has fans

Hungry tailers, great crab pattern, perfect cast, good fly movement, moving to it... eat, eat, eat! Nope, just another picky Trachinotus falcatus [...]

November 26, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Candy Corn Crawler

The Candy Corn Crawler really resembles Borski's fur shrimp in a lot of ways but has some different design components as well. [...]

November 19, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

I love bugs, let me count the ways

Hatches and boils, drakes and paolo worms, trouts and tarpon - these are all things we should expect to witness. Protect your future, vote. [...]

November 6, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Carp Crack, a fly pattern that plays well on gameday

The fly pattern Jean-Paul Lipton created, Carp Crack, first appeared in “Orvis Beginner Guide to Carp Flies” in 2015. I think it’s an 8 sleeper fly.    [...]

August 28, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Tying the Snow Runner Deceiver

Snow Runner is a natural fiber used commonly by Brits for salmon, steelhead and pike flies but it also has great characteristics for saltwater streamer patterns. [...]

August 22, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Morrish Mouse

While there are a ton of great mouse patterns out there, the Morrish Mouse is tried and true and is a pretty easy tie. [...]

August 6, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Is ‘on the road again’ fly tying for you?

I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]

June 7, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Gear Review: Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit – Ergo

If you are looking for a gift for Father's Day, this Loon Tool Kit is one of those extravagances that any tyer will appreciate. [...]

June 5, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide