Fly Fishing knots

There are actually no hard ways to tie a fly but, using the old cliche, I must admit that some ways are easier than others. Consistent, careful preparation of materials and consistent tying of proven patterns will effect constant improvement and skill in tying flies. Permit me to emphasize one important action here. If you [...]

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Of Flies and Their Use

by Fly Fisherman

  ONE COULD get oneself seriously enmeshed in this somewhat controversial subject and I present my findings and recommendations with temerity even though I have sincere convictions. I am presuming that you are a trout fisherman, You would hardly become seriously attracted to the construction of usable flies unless you were, or at least had [...]

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Fly Tying

by Fly Fisherman

I NEVER did take a great deal of interest in fly tying until I was almost ten years of age. Before that, however, as far back as memory serves me, I have fished for trout. In this phase of my youth, a vivid imagination and a faith in the realitythat water meant fish, I diligently [...]

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LEADER KNOTS AND HOW TO TIE THEM The three most important knots involved in Fly Fishing are the blood knot which joints the leader sections together, the clinch knot, which ties the fly to the tippet, and the nail knot, which attaches the leader to the line. It should he noted that with the blood [...]

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