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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

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 [...]

September 14, 2016 Opinion, 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

Reminder: This week, The Fly Fishing Show in Lancaster, PA

And the fly fishing show goes onward. This week in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Attendance is expected to break records. Easily accessible for anyone in the Mid-Atlantic states area [...]

February 29, 2016 Fly Fishing School, RECENT, Reminder, Slide

Fly Tying: A simple to tie bonefish fly with good creds – The Squimp

The Squimp fly can be tied in many color variations, but the traditional tan is the most popular and the most effective. The Squimp can be tied with heavy or light eyes, depending on the depth and the spookiness of [...]

February 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Video: Craft fur shrimp – simple to tie for many species

Tying your own flies has rewards beyond saving a few bucks. It makes you think of what do the fish eat. If I take a fish for the table, I always inspect the stomach contents. [...]

December 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos