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Not a great fly tyer or fly fisher? Go Worms! They work

Worms come in as many lengths, shapes, thicknesses - segmented or tubular - as you could imagine. One thing, fish, eat them without reservation. [...]

June 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Is ‘on the road again’ fly tying for you?

I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]

June 7, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, 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: Shad dart simplicity

In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]

May 1, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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

At The Vise: Bonefish Bitter

I first fished the bitters in the Seychelles in 2007 and have been packing it in my bonefish box ever since. [...]

April 4, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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: Furry foam crab fly

This pattern can be tied in brown, tan, olive or anything that gets your fancy. Different color legs can be incorporated as well. [...]

March 9, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, 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

New and noteworthy gear from the 2018 Fly Fishing Show

Our editors and staff were able to attend The Fly Fishing Shows at Edison, NJ and Atlanta, GA. Both venues were packed with high energy and excitement. [...]

February 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Fly Tying, Gear, Gear Review, Slide