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At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Murica Merkin

Check out this easy to follow recipe for an adaptation of the holy grail of permit flies, Del Browns Merkin Crab. The Murica Merkin is perfect for many species. [...]

February 28, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Simple Sculpin Baitfish Streamer

Here are detailed tying instructions for a simple sculpin streamer. While this is smaller than some of the newer articulated streamers, it's still worth a place in your box. [...]

November 21, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Big Bastard Baitfish

The fly can be tied in and endless array of colors and allows you to mimic a variety of saltwater and freshwater baitfish. Great fly for big predatory fish. [...]

September 29, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The quick and effective Crease Fly

Every fly fisherman should have a handful of creases in his arsenal. Tie them in white and use sharpies to color them as needed... Every fly fisherman should have a handful of creases in his arsenal. Tie them in white and [...]

September 16, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Book Review: Flyfisher’s Guide to New England

The book tells you everything you need to know to enjoy a lifetime of fishing in New England, from maps and directions to the flies and times of the year to fish. [...]

July 14, 2016 Book Review, Flies, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Gangster Crab

The Gangster Crab is a blend between a Kwan and a EP style crab. The Gangster Crab can be tied with heavy lead eyes or lighter beadchain eyes. [...]

June 7, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Simple SF Blend Baitfish

They don't come much simpler than this incredibly adaptable baitfish pattern. Amend colors and sizes to tailor this pattern to needs that your fishing dictates. [...]

May 31, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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