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Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

I love bugs, let me count the ways

Hatches and boils, drakes and paolo worms, trouts and tarpon - these are all things we should expect to witness. Protect your future, vote. [...]

November 6, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Industry News: Renzetti Fly Fishing & Rod Building Fair 

Along with SC Low Country Fly Fishing Expo, the Renzetti Fly Fishing & Rod Building Fair is the other best Southeast one on one opportunity. [...]

October 22, 2018 RECENT, Slide

It has a horror movie name, but it’s a great fly

Tim Flagler can make any tying instruction video as uncomplicated as boiling water. This Egg Sucking Leech pattern is a killer fly and easy to tie. [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

Taking the step into tube fly tying couldn't cost more than $25 to $40. All feathers and fur are the same tying techniques. [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The lowly hook is huge when it’s, “Fish on!”

Buying cheap brandless hooks made in Asia does not always work out well. You'll be better-served buying hooks at your local fly shop [...]

October 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Steve Flanagan’s “blue light” Soft Spoon Fly

A spoon, like jigged lure/fly, can be swum at any depth or kinds of locomotion and speeds making a versatile attractor. [...]

October 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Start fly tying; you’re gonna’ like the way you fish

Today, there are several so-called fly tying kits out there - many are so good they could serve as your principal and only tying tools. [...]

October 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Just like in cooking, the best tool is your hands

Tying off a fly by hand far outweighs the use of a whip finishing tool. The benefit is speed. [...]

October 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide