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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

One fly fisherman’s holiday wish list

Here are some of the really cool items that have caught my eye and that would be hugely welcomed when the holidays roll around. [...]

December 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Gadgets, Gear, Gear Review, 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

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Trashy Stone

Too pretty to fish? Follow the instructions in his video and decide for yourself. [...]

September 20, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Morrish Hopper Fly

August is good time for chucking hoppers at the stream banks. This Morrish Hopper will illicit exciting slurps and strikes.. when fished correctly. [...]

August 16, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Tying a March Brown with Barry Ord Clarke

Barry Ord Clarke's tutorial to one of the most useful flies in the classic wet fly arsenal is simple and efficient to tie. [...]

August 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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: Stickleback Zonker

This Stickleback Zonker is a winning pattern. Rabbit zonker strips create a movement and bulk in the water that says "protein" to hungry fish. [...]

May 5, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide