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May the knots be with you

The knot choice made to tie a fly onto the tippet is only and always about the action you want out of the fly. If a toothy animal it’s a wire knot, if not, your call [...]

June 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Furled Leaders: What you don’t know might limit your game

Furled leaders get pooh poohed in most fly shops. When a sales person is asked, why? Replies are generally ... personally, does not know why [...]

October 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Furled leaders for more delicate presentations

Furled leaders for saltwater have applications of strength: no wind knots, no abrasion failure, and plenty of heft when casting big flies in bad weather conditions [...]

July 1, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: The essential loop knot

The Non-Slip Loop Knot was popularized by its author, Lefty Kreh. Lefty is certainly fly fishing's most famous personality. [...]

January 29, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics