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What’s inside Van Staal’s 2nd generation fly reel – VF Series?

it is with baited breath that people have been anticipating the next incarnation of the fly reel by Van Staal. [...]

June 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit – Ergo

If you are looking for a gift for Father's Day, this Loon Tool Kit is one of those extravagances that any tyer will appreciate. [...]

June 5, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

At the Vise: Lips worth kissing

There are many techniques for lips. This is one simple and fast technique using materials most saltwater tyers already possess. [...]

April 26, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Gear Review: Redington Crux Rod & Behemoth Reel

Perfectly matched were the "Desert" colored Redington Behemoth 7/8, loaded with a RIO DirectCore Flats Pro line, and the 8 weight Crux rod from Redington. [...]

March 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

At The Vise: Mackerel Mylar Crease Fly

Similar to Dante Culpepper with Randy Moss going deep, you will want to hurl this fly into a high stakes adventure "tout suite". [...]

March 20, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver with Dragon Tail

Dragon Tails are a cool new innovation that move beautifully in the water. Coupled here with Popovic's Bulkhead Deceiver concept, this design is lethal. [...]

March 6, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: The Hulk Popper

The Hulk is one froggy pattern that moves a lot of water and is visually easy for both angler and predator to locate. [...]

February 6, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Colorado Fly Works’ Pueblo Vise

Colorado Fly Works has married form, function and style to create a full rotary vise that provides an exquisite tying experience. Made with a conscience in the USA. [...]

January 4, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Slide

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

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