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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

At The Vise: The good old Gotcha

The Gotcha is one of the old shrimpy, "crustaciafied" standards that is tried and true and has never gone out of fashion. [...]

November 21, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Trashy Stone

Too pretty to fish? Follow the instructions in his video and decide for yourself. [...]

September 20, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Morrish Hopper Fly

August is good time for chucking hoppers at the stream banks. This Morrish Hopper will illicit exciting slurps and strikes.. when fished correctly. [...]

August 16, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Beginner Fly Tying: #5 – The matter of hooks

The “throat” or “bite” of a hook refers to the depth of the bend, measured from the point at which the bend begins on the shank. [...]

August 14, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The Adams knows no home

In The Riffle airs some of the very best fly tying videos. If you're stuck on how to tie a particular pattern, search it on that site. Or try Tim Flagler or Jay Nichols and search their sites [...]

June 20, 2017 At The Vise, Flies, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Why we tie our own flies

The coup de grâce of satisfaction - you’re catching fish on you own tied flies when your friend humbly asks, “Hey, buddy, can you spare one of those?” [...]

June 8, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide