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At The Vise: Flats Fly

They land soft, sink a little bit and move well in the water to create a life like shrimpy critter. I don't go bonefishing without them in the box. I like olive, tan and pink. [...]

March 7, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

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

Foam Flies: Moving water and here to stay

This fly "gurgles" when pulled through the water [...]

February 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Industry News: With passion, Umpqua Feather Merchants turns 45

Umpqua is collaborating with Trout Unlimited and the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska to raise $45,000 to help conserve and restore key salmon and trout habitat [...]

February 3, 2017 Industry News, RECENT, scroll

Christmas: Junior’s fly rod outfit is under the tree. Now what?

This helpful video will get you and your kids taking advantage of that new fly rod outfit in short order and all but guarantee a second and third outing. [...]

December 16, 2016 Christmas, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: The American Museum of Fly Fishing Current Exhibitions

The craftsmanship of rod building , reel making , and tying flies gave way a long time ago to technologies, but to see what craftsmen could do by hand is amazing [...]

July 29, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Red Shark Fly

Sharks like to eat big red shark flies. Capt. Matt Quickly ties a very simple pattern to catch sharks in any just about any ocean. [...]

July 22, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Tim Flagler’s Bully Bluegill Spider

Panfish eat dry flies, wet flies, terrestrials, nymphs, hard faced poppers and foam poppers, and surface or subsurface bait mimics with equal gusto. [...]

July 1, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, 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

At The Vise: “Dearly Beloved…” – The Purple Prince nymph

I couldn't resist posting this awesome pattern in the wake of the passing of the master musician, performer and visionary, Prince. It is a rad looking fly as well. [...]

April 27, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos