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At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Trashy Stone

Too pretty to fish? Follow the instructions in his video and decide for yourself. [...]

September 20, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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

Opinion: Are we Googling our way to fly fishing sophistry?

While the internet is now an indispensable resource for fly angling information, it can be an unreliable source as well. It takes a little more than being a novice to know the difference [...]

September 14, 2017 RECENT, 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

Opinion: The importance of being hook earnest

The hookup percentage was slightly better with J hooks, but J hooks were more prone to being short stuck or thrown. [...]

September 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Tim Flagler goes Zonkers

The CLZ fly is warfare durable, easily diversified (color, size), tube tied friendly, and easy to tie. [...]

August 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Morrish Hopper Fly

August is good time for chucking hoppers at the stream banks. This Morrish Hopper will illicit exciting slurps and strikes.. when fished correctly. [...]

August 16, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

At The Vise: Tying a March Brown with Barry Ord Clarke

Barry Ord Clarke's tutorial to one of the most useful flies in the classic wet fly arsenal is simple and efficient to tie. [...]

August 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos