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A fly for all seasons: sculpin

The activity of tying your own flies has been determined to have a positive effect on the state of your mental health; you get off the self-stress bus. [...]

May 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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

Terminal knots get do-overs

Attaching a fly to your tippet is as important as the fly you chose and the water you selected to fish. Don’t rush the job or treat it as a distraction - operator error is why knots fail [...]

January 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying #11 – Woolly Bugger 

Some anglers believe the Woolly Bugger, tied in its original way and its many alternatives catch more fish than any fly ever invented [...]

November 29, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

The Less Mess Morrish Mouse

This fly pattern, Less Mess Morrish Mouse as tied by Tim Flagler, has relatives for sure, but Flagler’s version is so simple to tie, and it caught trout and bass, so far [...]

November 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Steve Hudson’s Chattahoochee Trout

No living person knows more about the world-class 45 or so miles of trout angling real estate of Chattahoochee River, The River That Runs Through Atlanta, than Steve Hudson [...]

October 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #10 the Woolly Worm

The simplest fly patterns, especially terrestrials never seem to fail a fly fisher, and patterns like the Wooly Worm are good to go year round [...]

October 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #9 Enhanced Chenille Caterpillar

Enhancing a simple hook tied fly like a basic green chenille caterpillar has remarkable results. Just by adding a little tail coloration seems to profoundly affect interest from trout bass and panfish [...]

October 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: # 8 Tying off the thread

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to tie off your work is a critical factor - not only in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying but having the fly stay "tied" [...]

September 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics