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Can your laundry room help you make dry(er) flies?

For some reason fly tying brings out the flea market, the craft store, "picker" and garage sale need in all who tie, but the laundry room dryer lint screen? [...]

May 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying #11 – Woolly Bugger 

Some anglers believe the Woolly Bugger, tied in its original way and its many alternatives catch more fish than any fly ever invented [...]

November 29, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Book Review: Steve Hudson’s Chattahoochee Trout

No living person knows more about the world-class 45 or so miles of trout angling real estate of Chattahoochee River, The River That Runs Through Atlanta, than Steve Hudson [...]

October 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #10 the Woolly Worm

The simplest fly patterns, especially terrestrials never seem to fail a fly fisher, and patterns like the Wooly Worm are good to go year round [...]

October 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #9 Enhanced Chenille Caterpillar

Enhancing a simple hook tied fly like a basic green chenille caterpillar has remarkable results. Just by adding a little tail coloration seems to profoundly affect interest from trout bass and panfish [...]

October 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: # 8 Tying off the thread

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to tie off your work is a critical factor - not only in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying but having the fly stay "tied" [...]

September 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Beginner Fly Tying: #6 – Thread handling basics

Steve Hudson says that the skill that fly tyers refer to as “starting the thread” is one of the most important fly tying fundamentals [...]

August 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #5 – The matter of hooks

The “throat” or “bite” of a hook refers to the depth of the bend, measured from the point at which the bend begins on the shank. [...]

August 14, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #4 – A place to keep your tools

Steve Hudson's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matters most [...]

August 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide