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Palettes and Pixels: Michael Williams – flies with style…

"My great grandpa and mom fostered my love for drawing and my grandpa Jack introduced me to my love of fishing. I became obsessed..." [...]

March 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Profile, Slide, Uncategorized

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

Fish Facts: The anatomy of a fish. Its eyes and mouth

A fish's feeding profile was determined an eon ago. Knowing your prey's eye position and mouth orientation are markers you should not overlook [...]

September 17, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide

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