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Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

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 [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Just like in cooking, the best tool is your hands

Tying off a fly by hand far outweighs the use of a whip finishing tool. The benefit is speed. [...]

October 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Review: 6-pack saltwater plier roundup

When it comes to the gear, we are in the golden age of fly fishing. This 6 pack of pliers that we have reviewed offers an array of price points and features. [...]

March 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Industry News, Review, Slide

Industry News: Dr. Slick unveils new products for 2016

The longer clamps, made from 410 J2 Stainless Steel with a Rockwell Hardness of 42, are also earmarked for ice fishing, surf fishing and any place that distance is needed [...]

August 3, 2015 Gear, Industry News, RECENT, Slide