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This leech swims and catches, and floats and catches

From ocean to bass pond there are leeches and worms by the score. Everything that swims, at one time or another, eats them. Swim this leech! [...]

May 22, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Galloup’s Sex Dungeon

Kelly Galloup has dumped more water out of his wading boots than most, so listen close and you will gather many of his pearls of wisdom. [...]

May 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The Incredible (Shrinking) Giant Tarpon Fly

These tarpon flies tied by Don Reed are all proven patterns. You can take it to the bank that if tarpon are around one of them will go for it. [...]

May 7, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Make mine FLEX Fleye, UV cure on the side, please

Rube Goldberg fly tyers like me, hate two-part epoxy systems, hot melt glues, and silicone. Make life easy and use UV cured resins like Raidzap, Loon, or Solarez. [...]

May 6, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: We’re So Fly Festival ~ May 2-5

If you're a mid-Atlantic fly fisher, go to the First Annual We’re So Fly Festival in beautiful Bath County, Virginia. You owe it to yourself. [...]

April 26, 2019 News, RECENT, Reminder, Slide

The Royal Wulff is recognized even by non-fly fishers

If you had to pick one fly on a trout stream, the Royal Wulff would be on the shortlist. As a dry fly - my first choice without hesitation. [...]

April 22, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Fly Life E-News: April 11, 2019

Fly fishing news is filled with outrageous proposals that will bankrupt the environment. We need to stay on message - focused. [...]

April 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

The Perfection Loop won’t slip or hang up

Flager's videos offer the best instructions, uses only non-Kryptonite cost materials and never imposes with boring guy BS. [...]

April 10, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Squimpish and the quest for the ultimate fiber

Squimpish and the quest for the ultimate fiber By Capt. Andrew Derr David Nelson’s Squimpish Hair is a bright light in my never ending quest for perfect tying materials. If fly fishing is a fanatical sport, then fly tying is [...]

April 1, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Review, Slide