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Reminder: Fly Fishing Show in Marlborough, MA

Start your fly fishing season at your earliest convenience - attend The Fly Fishing Show neareast you. Treat yourself to the best fly fishing gear. [...]

January 3, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing Show, Slide

How to tie Flagler’s Icy Hot Jig Fly

Fly tying has its own seasons and anticipations, setbacks, and triumphs. I'm glad to be seduced by it. When we finish tying, we made something, and that's a good feeling. [...]

November 13, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, trout, Videos

Corporate research, corporate bass, and corporate leeches

Sometimes just going with the flow works out great. Double-digit bass on a five get one's attention, but it was the reel, a Seigler SF that gets the ovation. [...]

October 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, largemouth bass, Slide, Videos

Put light and magnifier on it, and the fly will catch ‘mo-betta’

A magnifying light will make your fly appear bigger and brighter when tying, giving you a better result in the end. [...]

October 24, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly tying a terrestrial on the steroids, the Cinnamon Ant

There are several versions of the cinnamon ant, and I don't know where it came from, but this Flagler version "Flying" has been winning votes since 2016 in Appalachia. [...]

September 23, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Take an ant to lunch. A trout will thank you

Terrestrials are go-to foodstuffs for trouts in any hemisphere on the planet, in temperate climates they can be fished year-round, or at least I've found that to be true. [...]

August 7, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

A modernized 170-year-old trout fly is still simple and deadly: Red Tag

The big question is, does the Red Tag Wet Fly catch fish? Yes, it has a history of doing that dating back 170 years. I'd never leave home without a half dozen. [...]

August 1, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

No fly tyer should ever fear rubber legs again

Fly tying is in itself an encouragement to find time for fly fishing. The tease is the tied fly - will it work? I did not try tying Pat’s Rubber Legs on a tube, but will. [...]

July 18, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Alaska and voles – mousing your way to victory

Funny, but even where mice are not prevalent, the pattern of a mouse, vole, or shrew will draw fire from trouts - and big ones. [...]

July 9, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Tying terrestrials flies out of foam sheets – a better way

Tying terrestrial flies out of foam sheet stock is almost impossible to improve on… . using cut-outs. The floatant issue a salvation on its own. [...]

June 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos