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Industry News: International Fly Fishing Fair & FishFest

A strong attendance at last year's Fair and FishFest hints the same popularity for this year's Fly Fishing Fair & FishFest in angling waters surrounded Boise, ID [...]

May 23, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Opinion: Buy or tie tube flies and catch Mo Betta

Tying flies on a tube versus tying on a hook is not a skill leaping issue; there are none. The only differences are using more thread, and no hook while tying. [...]

May 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A fly for all seasons: sculpin

The activity of tying your own flies has been determined to have a positive effect on the state of your mental health; you get off the self-stress bus. [...]

May 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Oyster Creek Outfitters is having a party: May 26th and 27th

If you're within a couple of hours of Jacksonville, FL, Don Reed's annual bash has deals and barrels of laughs. [...]

May 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The simple and effective flatwing deceiver

I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]

May 15, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Show them a segmented worm and let it squirm

Tying leech flies does not get any easier except maybe for a worm pattern. Better, tie an articulated leech pattern on a tube - it will swim perfectly. [...]

May 10, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

At The Vise: Shad dart simplicity

In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]

May 1, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Lips worth kissing

There are many techniques for lips. This is one simple and fast technique using materials most saltwater tyers already possess. [...]

April 26, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Industry News: Statistics from 2018 Fly Fishing Shows

The Fly Fishing Show. It's all about who comes, why they come, how many come, do women come, do curious anglers come, and are they interested in new gear? [...]

April 25, 2018 Industry News, RECENT, Slide