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Is there a good reason to clip off the factory installed welded fly line loop?

Clipping off a factory-installed loop on a fly line and then hand tying a Nail Knot, connecting fly line to butt section, is something many guides prefer. [...]

December 20, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly lines, Fly Tying, fly tying knots, RECENT, Slide, Videos

How to switch to nymphing rig quickly and easily

If nymph fishing is your game plan, you are more than likely pre-rigged and ready, but if the opportunity presents itself, you can administer rigging, easily, Watch Video. [...]

December 2, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, RECENT, Slide

Perfection is by any other name still perfect

We've been taught the Non-Slip Loop Knot for free swimming a fly, but a better loop knot, and a better knot for free swimming a fly try the Perfection Loop Knot as shown. [...]

September 17, 2019 fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Tying the Haywire Twist is the tricky part, not the Albright Knot connection

The Albright combining with the Haywire Twist is synonymous with the Keys' most famous guide, Jimmy Albright. [...]

September 11, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

Opinion: Can you or can you “knot” look beyond your current view

Fishing knots are as personal as your written signature, but a better fishing knot can improve our catch statistics. Knots demand our most thoughtful scrutiny. [...]

August 30, 2019 FEATURE STORY, fly tying knots, Opinion, Slide