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At The Vise: Big Bastard Baitfish

The fly can be tied in and endless array of colors and allows you to mimic a variety of saltwater and freshwater baitfish. Great fly for big predatory fish. [...]

September 29, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The quick and effective Crease Fly

Every fly fisherman should have a handful of creases in his arsenal. Tie them in white and use sharpies to color them as needed... Every fly fisherman should have a handful of creases in his arsenal. Tie them in white and [...]

September 16, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Book Review: Flyfisher’s Guide to New England

The book tells you everything you need to know to enjoy a lifetime of fishing in New England, from maps and directions to the flies and times of the year to fish. [...]

July 14, 2016 Book Review, Flies, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Gangster Crab

The Gangster Crab is a blend between a Kwan and a EP style crab. The Gangster Crab can be tied with heavy lead eyes or lighter beadchain eyes. [...]

June 7, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Simple SF Blend Baitfish

They don't come much simpler than this incredibly adaptable baitfish pattern. Amend colors and sizes to tailor this pattern to needs that your fishing dictates. [...]

May 31, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Popovics’ Bob’s Banger

Bob's contributions to the sport are extensive. The banger is just one of these contributions. We are still counting the species that love this pattern. [...]

May 10, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: “Dearly Beloved…” – The Purple Prince nymph

I couldn't resist posting this awesome pattern in the wake of the passing of the master musician, performer and visionary, Prince. It is a rad looking fly as well. [...]

April 27, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: The McPhail Pink Bug – a stellar little caddis pattern

The Pink Bug is a slick little pattern that can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors. Davie McPhail's patterns look beautiful and work well. [...]

April 20, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Palettes and Pixels: Michael Williams – flies with style…

"My great grandpa and mom fostered my love for drawing and my grandpa Jack introduced me to my love of fishing. I became obsessed..." [...]

March 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Profile, Slide, Uncategorized

At The Vise: The Slumpbuster

The Slumpbuster is a stellar streamer that imitates damsels, leeches or sculpins and is useful for many species from trout to bass to pickerel. [...]

March 11, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos