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Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

I love bugs, let me count the ways

Hatches and boils, drakes and paolo worms, trouts and tarpon - these are all things we should expect to witness. Protect your future, vote. [...]

November 6, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Carp Crack, a fly pattern that plays well on gameday

The fly pattern Jean-Paul Lipton created, Carp Crack, first appeared in “Orvis Beginner Guide to Carp Flies” in 2015. I think it’s an 8 sleeper fly.    [...]

August 28, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Tying the Snow Runner Deceiver

Snow Runner is a natural fiber used commonly by Brits for salmon, steelhead and pike flies but it also has great characteristics for saltwater streamer patterns. [...]

August 22, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Morrish Mouse

While there are a ton of great mouse patterns out there, the Morrish Mouse is tried and true and is a pretty easy tie. [...]

August 6, 2018 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Is ‘on the road again’ fly tying for you?

I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]

June 7, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Gear Review: Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit – Ergo

If you are looking for a gift for Father's Day, this Loon Tool Kit is one of those extravagances that any tyer will appreciate. [...]

June 5, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: The simple and effective flatwing deceiver

I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]

May 15, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Shad dart simplicity

In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]

May 1, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos