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At The Vise: The Hulk Popper

The Hulk is one froggy pattern that moves a lot of water and is visually easy for both angler and predator to locate. [...]

February 6, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Shrimp flies open a whole new world

Fly shop bought shrimp patterns are always going to be expensive. If you’ve made a modest venture into tying, a pre-trip shrimp tying effort will save a lot of money and add to the fun [...]

February 2, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Demystifying fly tying threads – monofilament

If you are a trout angler tying in the #20 to #28 size flies as a matter of course, using mono as a tying thread is probably not of interest. [...]

January 23, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Branham Swimming Crab

Rupert Harvey is a master tyer whose videos will teach you many cool tricks and details. I especially like this simple crab pattern. [...]

January 19, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Quill Body Micro Stone

This is a great little stone pattern with just enough flash to be enticing but plenty of natural appeal as well. [...]

January 10, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Colorado Fly Works’ Pueblo Vise

Colorado Fly Works has married form, function and style to create a full rotary vise that provides an exquisite tying experience. Made with a conscience in the USA. [...]

January 4, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Slide

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Austroperlidae

Echoing the Czech Nymph stylings, this stonefly looks amazing in the box and in the water. [...]

December 14, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: The genius of the dubbing loop

A dubbing loop is created by bringing the thread around the hook shank to create a loop into which you can place your material. [...]

December 12, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Baby Damsel

When trout are focused on small immature damsels and scuds the Baby Damsel is a personal favorite. [...]

December 7, 2017 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying #11 – Woolly Bugger 

Some anglers believe the Woolly Bugger, tied in its original way and its many alternatives catch more fish than any fly ever invented [...]

November 29, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide