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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

At The Vise: Krill Clouser Minnow

This excellent adaptation of an old classic pattern, the Clouser Minnow, innovates using badger hair to create an excellent Krill imitation. [...]

November 8, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

At The Vise: Realistic medical glove body wasp fly

The secrets to it's uncanny realism are demonstrated clearly in this simple and concise video. The use of "unorthadox" materials is innovative if not ingenious. [...]

November 1, 2016 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Albie Whore

Invented by East End angler and fly tyer, Richard Reagan, the albie whore is an attractor pattern that can illicit strikes when matching the hatch just won't work. [...]

October 18, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Barr’s Meat Whistle

Barr’s Meat Whistle is tied on a jig hook and is meant to be fished slow, near the bottom. The Barr’s Meat Whistle imitates a crayfish, leech or sucker minnow. [...]

October 11, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: A shrimp pattern you should serve

Rueben Martin is not yet a household name but in the upper echelons of world-view fly tying, he is. His dexterity, innovations in both technique and material attest to his tying community recognition [...]

October 5, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Big Bastard Baitfish

The fly can be tied in and endless array of colors and allows you to mimic a variety of saltwater and freshwater baitfish. Great fly for big predatory fish. [...]

September 29, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide