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The briny flats without a Merkin? Never

No one goes to the Bahamas without Del’s Merkin Crab flies. Sophisticated bonefish and permit anglers have won tournaments using ONLY that pattern. [...]

June 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Murica Merkin

Check out this easy to follow recipe for an adaptation of the holy grail of permit flies, Del Browns Merkin Crab. The Murica Merkin is perfect for many species. [...]

February 28, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Tip & Tactics: Catching the wary Trachinotus Falcatus on the flats

While catching a permit in any habitat is a real thrill, it’s like having touched the Holy Grail to catch a permit on a fly on a flat. [...]

June 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

After tying many variations of loop knots, Huff came up with this double-line 5 turn loop knot that held better than any other of the knots he had ever tied. [...]

June 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos