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Opinion: Flies … thinking outside of the box.

Rarely are new patterns world beaters, but some of Chuck Kraft's flies might qualify. He's been guiding and tying for 30 years in a multi species venue [...]

October 6, 2017 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

It’s all about how you wiggle the worm

Equally as important as tying a fly that swims right is the ability of the angler to impart the correct action to swim it just right. [...]

July 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wooly Bugger: The most famous fly of all time?

Someone once said that the Woolly Bugger should be banned from some watersheds. Its effectiveness is that it looks like so many aquatic offerings. [...]

July 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Fly tyers catch a break

You might well be a grand gander not know the difference, value, and purpose of fly tying’s most expensive feathers found on hens and roosters [...]

June 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Why we tie our own flies

The coup de grâce of satisfaction - you’re catching fish on you own tied flies when your friend humbly asks, “Hey, buddy, can you spare one of those?” [...]

June 8, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Another killer, easy to tie mop fly that “catches”

To tie mop flies by the box full, go to Wall Mart's car cleaning accessories section and get a hundred year supply of mop noodles for under $10 [...]

March 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: This weekend, the last Fly Fishing Show – Lancaster, PA

Meet and greet the legends of fly fishing. They want to hear from you, so go ahead and ask that question that’s been on your mind for a while. [...]

February 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide

Reminder: The Marlborough Fly Fishing Show

The Fly Fishing Show is the frozen fly angler's Head Start Program. All the new gear, all the celebs, all of the tying materials under the sun and a chance to be ahead of the curve. [...]

January 10, 2017 RECENT, Reminder, Slide

Industry News: Annual Fly Tying Symposium Set For November

While Europe has bigger tying shows than the U. S. does, there is no being shorted by attending this annual New Jersey tying extravaganza - the gang's all here [...]

October 27, 2016 Industry News, 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