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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

Looks can be deceiving in Casual Dress

Ernest “Polly” Rosborough's uniqueness in tying was, in the case of Casual Dress, creating flies that mimicked a lot of different things. [...]

July 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wooly Bugger: The most famous fly of all time?

Someone once said that the Woolly Bugger should be banned from some watersheds. Its effectiveness is that it looks like so many aquatic offerings. [...]

July 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Articulated Gonga Streamer

The articulated Gonga Streamer is part wooly bugger, part muddler and sports two hooks. Think large brown trout hugging the banks during high water. [...]

June 6, 2017 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide

Where did the best fly ever invented come from?

So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing [...]

March 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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