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An easier way – using two vises

If you're looking for an easier, faster way to tie an articulated fly - try using two vises. You can connect the hooks via braided line, mono or wire [...]

July 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Fly tyers catch a break

You might well be a grand gander not know the difference, value, and purpose of fly tying’s most expensive feathers found on hens and roosters [...]

June 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Jay Nichols Talks Switch

Jay Nichole, Caddis Fly Shop in Oregon, takes all the anti bluster out of Switch rod chatter and picks three mid-priced, big league performers [...]

June 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Video: Craft fur shrimp – simple to tie for many species

Tying your own flies has rewards beyond saving a few bucks. It makes you think of what do the fish eat. If I take a fish for the table, I always inspect the stomach contents. [...]

December 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Jay Nicholas – the nice guy that helps you finish first

The Woolly Bugger has become broadly acceptable to almost anything that swims in fresh water or saltwater. To fish, apparently, it is a bunch of delicious things [...]

October 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide