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At The Vise: Gangster Crab

The Gangster Crab is a blend between a Kwan and a EP style crab. The Gangster Crab can be tied with heavy lead eyes or lighter beadchain eyes. [...]

June 7, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Simple SF Blend Baitfish

They don't come much simpler than this incredibly adaptable baitfish pattern. Amend colors and sizes to tailor this pattern to needs that your fishing dictates. [...]

May 31, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: All about weed guards and when to tie them

Tying on weed guards can be a bit tricky [...]

May 17, 2016 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics, Videos

At The Vise: Cordeiro’s Flatwing Deceiver

Cape Cod based fly tyer, Joe Cordeiro, is a master at the flatwing style. Observe his techniques on this simple and effective pattern in this informative video. [...]

May 16, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Egg patterns work so well some call it cheating

Some fly fisherman draw that ethical line at dry flies, some at nymphing. Somewhere below that lies a line with the words "egg pattern" written on it. [...]

May 13, 2016 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Popovics’ Bob’s Banger

Bob's contributions to the sport are extensive. The banger is just one of these contributions. We are still counting the species that love this pattern. [...]

May 10, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: “Dearly Beloved…” – The Purple Prince nymph

I couldn't resist posting this awesome pattern in the wake of the passing of the master musician, performer and visionary, Prince. It is a rad looking fly as well. [...]

April 27, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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. [...]

April 26, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Tie the Long Shank Clouser Deep Minnow

The Clouser (Deep Minnow) is widely used for many species of both fresh and saltwater game fish. Lefty Kreh claims to have caught over 87 species of game fish on Clouser Deep Minnow flies [...]

April 21, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: The McPhail Pink Bug – a stellar little caddis pattern

The Pink Bug is a slick little pattern that can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors. Davie McPhail's patterns look beautiful and work well. [...]

April 20, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos