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Tips & Tactics from the author of A Passion For Permit

Here is a secret weapon of mine: slide a 1/32-ounce worm weight or an even lighter tungsten conehead in front of the loop knot that secures the fly. [...]

April 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying: Egg patterns work so well some call it cheating

Some fly fisherman draw that ethical line at dry flies, some at nymphing. Somewhere below that lies a line with the words "egg pattern" written on it. [...]

May 13, 2016 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Spinning deer hair flies just got easier

Always buy clean, quality deer hair that’s long enough to spin. Also be sure to use a strong thread. Weak thread will break off and thread that's too rigid can make controlling the hair difficult. [...]

September 25, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos