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At The Vise: Faux Bucktail is more durable and less buoyant

There are certainly times where glorious bucktail buoyancy is what the doctor ordered and others when we have no need for that property in that marvelous material. [...]

March 10, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Murica Merkin

Check out this easy to follow recipe for an adaptation of the holy grail of permit flies, Del Browns Merkin Crab. The Murica Merkin is perfect for many species. [...]

February 28, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Foam Flies: Moving water and here to stay

This fly "gurgles" when pulled through the water [...]

February 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Make mine worms said the fishes

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

February 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Senyo Laser Dub Streamer

Senyo's Laser Dub is a useful material that was introduced to me a few years back and impressed me instantly for it's ability to shape streamer bodies. [...]

January 31, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: MSU Foam Hopper

The MSU Foam Hopper is a versatile fly that can be fished as both a hopper and a caddis depending on the size and color you choose to tie it in. [...]

January 12, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Hollow flye is an ideal herring pattern

Bob Popovics has influenced more predator fly tyers than arguably any other modern fly tyer. One of his greatest contributions is the hollow flye technique. [...]

December 26, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Simple Sculpin Baitfish Streamer

Here are detailed tying instructions for a simple sculpin streamer. While this is smaller than some of the newer articulated streamers, it's still worth a place in your box. [...]

November 21, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Clear Stretch Pheasant Tail Nymph

Check out this clear and simple video tutorial on tying the Clear Stretch Pheasant Tail Nymph. This is a simple tie that will dazzle the trout as well as your trout fishing buddies. [...]

November 17, 2016 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Is the Deceiver the all-time best fly?

Lefty's Deceiver, over the course of decades, has morphed many times. But it would be a rarity for a saltwater angler not to own a handful of them [...]

November 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide