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Light Curing Resins: Some cure fast, some are runny, some are thick

Many suppliers of LCR make them in varying viscosities. It is, however, the quality of the light that makes life simple. A few, for example, cure totally tackless. [...]

March 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At the Vise: Turbo Midge

Here, US Youth Fly Fishing Team member, Doug Freeman, demonstrates how to tie Lee’s Turbo Midge pattern, which is extremely simple. [...]

February 26, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Tying Skok’s Whitebait Mushie

Dave Skok is a fishing machine. He fishes a ton and creates flies, like the Whitebait Mushie, that work based on those experiences and observations. [...]

February 18, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At the Vise: Tying the Branham Swimming Crab

While not as well known as some crab patterns, the Branham Swimming Crab can be tied in multiple sizes and colors to great success with many species... [...]

February 17, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: A simple to tie bonefish fly with good creds – The Squimp

The Squimp fly can be tied in many color variations, but the traditional tan is the most popular and the most effective. The Squimp can be tied with heavy or light eyes, depending on the depth and the spookiness of [...]

February 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: Jack Gartside’s “Sparrow” gets a makeover by Tim Flagler

Jack Garside passed away in 2010. He has been profiled in Fly Rod & Reel, Fly Fisherman Magazine, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Tight Loop, and other national and international publications [...]

February 4, 2016 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: The most popular carp fly is easy to tie

The Backstabber Carp Fly is quickly becoming the most popular commercially tied carp fly. It works and I like that. It's a buggy critter. Fine forage for carp. [...]

January 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: A Northwest U. S. guide favorite, Barr’s Bouface Streamer

This Barr’s Bouface Streamer uses what many consider the best streamer materials there are, rabbit and marabou. This thing breathes with life underwater. [...]

January 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Reminder: The Fly Fishing Show today through Sunday in Somerset, NJ.

The Somerset, New Jersey Fly Fishing Show is said to be the biggest show of The Fly Fishing shows held throughout the winter and spring [...]

January 25, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Slide

American Museum of Fly Fishing: Fit to be Tyed alters program

This annual favorite will now be hosted over the course of two weekends in February, culminating with the Iron Fly, fly tying competition. [...]

January 19, 2016 American Museum of Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide