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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

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: April 6-12

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

April 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

South Carolina’s Lowcountry Fly Fishing Expo is a “can’t miss”

Fly fishing gatherings don't get any better than Bay Street Outfitters’ Lowcountry Fly Fishing Expo. Take a day off April 21st and learn from the the best pros in the Southeast. [...]

April 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sunfish? You don’t know what you’re missing

Ditch rip lips - embrace the ceremony of fly fishing to arouse the passion of greater reverberations within yourself - Thomas McGuane (paraphrased) [...]

April 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Bonefish Bitter

I first fished the bitters in the Seychelles in 2007 and have been packing it in my bonefish box ever since. [...]

April 4, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos