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Reminder: The International Fly Tying Symposium Nov. 22 & 23 in Somerset, NJ

Come join the largest international meeting of fly tiers and passionate anglers this weekend at the 24th Annual International Fly Tying Symposium. [...]

November 20, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Reminder, Slide

At The Vise: Tying the Sandbar Crab

A quick instructional video for tying the Sandbar Crab fly. This fly is fished from the Louisiana marsh to the Florida panhandle and all sandbars in-between. [...]

November 19, 2014 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

At the Vise: Tying King’s Kinky Muddler

Johnny King is a master at stacking hair among many other difficult tying techniques. Here are the instructions for tying King's Kinky Muddler. [...]

October 24, 2014 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing Show: International Fly Tying Symposium grows

The symposium will be jammed with more exhibitors displaying everything that you’ll ever see for fly tying. You’ll see more tiers than ever before and new programs and classes [...]

September 17, 2014 Fly Fishing Show, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Video Roundup: Florida Flood, Stoke, and Fran’s Ausable Wullf

Enjoy another eclectic Video Roundup. We hope you enjoy these as much as we do. They are a ton of fun for us to sift through. Anything you deem worthy of our roundup, please let us know. [...]

September 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Video Roundup, Videos

Fly Tying: If it eats crabs, it will eat the CCT Permit Fly

The CCT BodyFiber makes the fly, made by Cascade Crest Tools, you simply wrap the fly, tie it off and trim. Be sure to use sufficient cement to secure the material to the shank [...]

September 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Fluff befitting a tarpon or snook

The wing material undulates enticingly, and due to its clipped deer hair head, it not only suspends, but can be stripped to push a wake at the surface— [...]

September 2, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Tie the Crazy Charlie, a fly with a long history

Charlie Smith, now 78, was the first Bahamian to own a bone fishing lodge. It was called Charlie’s Haven, it was on the water’s edge in Behring Point, Andros. [...]

August 14, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Making “candies” easy, quick and perfect

Surf candies are as good as it gets most days in the surf in South Florida, local canals, spillways and salt marshes, lakes, impoundments and rivers. [...]

August 7, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: EP Game Changer articulated streamer fly

The folks at Flymen Fishing Company have created another awesome product in the Fish Skull Articulated Shank. Here are simple tying instructions. [...]

August 1, 2014 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide