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At The Vise: Popovics’ Bob’s Banger

Bob's contributions to the sport are extensive. The banger is just one of these contributions. We are still counting the species that love this pattern. [...]

May 10, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: “Dearly Beloved…” – The Purple Prince nymph

I couldn't resist posting this awesome pattern in the wake of the passing of the master musician, performer and visionary, Prince. It is a rad looking fly as well. [...]

April 27, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: The McPhail Pink Bug – a stellar little caddis pattern

The Pink Bug is a slick little pattern that can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors. Davie McPhail's patterns look beautiful and work well. [...]

April 20, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

At The Vise: Articulated Squid

Step by step instructions for tying Martyn White's articulated squid fly. This fly is a bit time consuming, but fairly easy to tie and gives a nice realistic profile... [...]

April 15, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: April Vokey demos steelhead patterns

In this cool video, April Vokey displays great tying steps for steelhead flies. There many great tips and tricks from the veteran in this short demo. [...]

April 13, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: The Slumpbuster

The Slumpbuster is a stellar streamer that imitates damsels, leeches or sculpins and is useful for many species from trout to bass to pickerel. [...]

March 11, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Aero Baetis 2.0

Curtis Fry knows his trout flies and can tie with the best of them. His flies look beautiful on the vise and are extremely effective in the river. [...]

March 1, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Turbo Midge

Here, US Youth Fly Fishing Team member, Doug Freeman, demonstrates how to tie Lee’s Turbo Midge pattern, which is extremely simple. [...]

February 26, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Tying Skok’s Whitebait Mushie

Dave Skok is a fishing machine. He fishes a ton and creates flies, like the Whitebait Mushie, that work based on those experiences and observations. [...]

February 18, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Tying the Branham Swimming Crab

While not as well known as some crab patterns, the Branham Swimming Crab can be tied in multiple sizes and colors to great success with many species... [...]

February 17, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos