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Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

...blow to the ego. Recognizing the telltale unraveling can haunt for years – it’s the one that got away. Homey If you fish home waters often, you’ve probably been tying... [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

It has a horror movie name, but it’s a great fly

...those claims. I’m the responsible exaggerator, but it’s the point that matters. Some fly patterns legally ruled aliens by Fly Tying’s SCOTUS, are the very flies that are found ‘round... [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: So far, the best leader system has been a hybrid

A hybrid leader system has managed to solve all challenges By Skip Clement The critical element when tying multi-knot leaders is that MANY knots are potential fault lines, which translates... [...]

October 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

“Volunteers” Host Biggest Tying Weekend in the South

...outdoors, there will be the option to browse LRO’s more than 7,000 square feet of indoor retail space and see their abundant selection of tying materials, fly rods, reels, lines... [...]

October 17, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

...much better way to catch fish Tying tube flies have little or no requirement for a change in one’s tying modus operandi. It only changes the catch outcome, and that... [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The lowly hook is huge when it’s, “Fish on!” of dozens of fly fishing books and probably the best introductory to intermediate level fly tying book ever written, A Structured Course in Fly Tying, had this to say... [...]

October 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Steve Flanagan’s “blue light” Soft Spoon Fly

By Skip Clement with FlyFishVideo There’s something mean-spirited about me, or maybe there’s some Missourian in me, like show me. A friend linked me to the video... [...]

October 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Start fly tying; you’re gonna’ like the way you fish

Don Reed headlining fly tying at Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Symposium. Clement image. Fly Tying 101: What You Need to Start Tying Your Own By Dan Zazworsky / The Wade... [...]

October 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Just like in cooking, the best tool is your hands

Tying off a fly by hand far outweighs the use of a whip finishing tool. The benefit is speed.... [...]

October 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Rather than the Non-Slip Loop Knot, try this easier to tie loop knot

By Skip Clement Tying a Strong Loop Knot – by IGFA Hall of Famer Captain Steve Huff Legendary fly fisherman, Captain Steve Huff, ties this loop knot to his permit... [...]

September 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos