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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

At The Vise: Shrimp flies open a whole new world

Fly shop bought shrimp patterns are always going to be expensive. If you’ve made a modest venture into tying, a pre-trip shrimp tying effort will save a lot of money and add to the fun [...]

February 2, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

The tube fly of La Mancha

Keeping fly fishing simple is not a difficult task. Time should be spent casting, not dicking around with minutia we too often get sold [...]

October 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide