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News: 2014 Fly Fishing Show schedule in place

Be sure to get out to one of the stops for great deals on this year's latest gear, books, and materials or to just hang out, drink beer and tie flies with friends. [...]

December 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Gear, News, Slide, Uncategorized

At The Vise: Calcavecchia’s Joppa Flats Deceiver

Follow the simple instructions outlined in this video to tie Joe Calcavecchia's favorite striper fly, a glorified Deceiver "responsible for many 40 inch fish" [...]

November 26, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

Feature: Ordering quality flies direct from overseas?

Now comfortable with Sister Flies, Habil, and his promise to "make good business," I set off on one of the more disappointing and frustrating business transactions I have ever experienced. [...]

September 18, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized

Feature: If you had only ONE fly . . .

Stuck on a deserted island... what fly would you want to throw if you only had one pattern? Captain Grant Gisondo's musings on the subject... [...]

August 15, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Friday Fish Frame: The Mayfly

Shawn Bichsel is a passionate fly fisher who has recently had a reignited passion for pursuing his love of art. [...]

June 14, 2013 Flies, RECENT

Feature: My Flies

It is the fly that is the connection that makes it all come together, that all the other parts are nothing without. [...]

June 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: Top bonefish flies for anywhere in the world

Deneki Outdoors, a travel agency that owns lodges it represents has a noteworthy weekly newsletter worth checking out. [...]

June 6, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Video: A simple and efficient top water popper fly by Matt Thomas

This popper fly is easy to tie, it sprays water like a garden hose and has major attractor power for aggressive fish. [...]

May 29, 2013 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Videos

Tips & Tactics: The barracuda don’t get no respect!

Although they're an aggressive predator, catching a big cuda isn't all that easy. Here are some pointers to get you tight to one... [...]

April 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Fly Tying: The Inhaler, a killer tarpon fly for juveniles and jumbo females alike

The Inhaler is my favorite fly to throw at baby tarpon on dark or blotchy bottoms [...]

April 8, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot