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Video: PEAK Jurassic Series Large Iron Retention System

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Al Ritt, brand manager for PEAK fishing products, explains the company’s LIRS or Large Iron Retention System, for tying massive offshore flies or other conventional pieces for anywhere over-sized hooks are needed. From PEAK: With the growing popularity of large fresh … more

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J.Son Match and Catch Flies

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J.Son flies from Sweden are incredibly realistic… so much so that they are ultimately excellent teaching aids. Use them to compare against naturals, and develop your entomology and hatch-matching skills.

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PEAK Fishing Releases Jurassic Series Products

PEAK has announced the release of a new line of products called the “Jurassic Series,” designed specifically for tying large flies for fresh and saltwater. Read more in the press release below. PEAK Fishing Releases Jurassic Series Products From PEAK … more

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Dr. Slick Unveils New Products

Dr. Slick has announced their new fly-fishing and fly-tying tools for 2014-15, including Typhoon Pliers, clamps, Turbo Hook Dubbing Tool and Bent Shaft Scissors. Read more in the press release below.  Dr. Slick Unveils New Products From Dr. Slick: Fully machined … more

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There’s a New Fly Company in the Neighborhood

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The metaphorical neighborhood that is…. Stu Tripney hails from Scotland, and has run his fly shop near Athol, New Zealand since 2001. Stu has now launched an entire line of flies, called Stu’s Superior Flies, that covers everything from trevally to … more

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Video: Make a Homemade Bobbin with Chinese Take Out

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Here’s one for all you DIY people… You didn’t misread that headline. According to Jim Misiura, you can make a homemade thread bobbin with an ink pen tube, some spring wire from some Chinese take out, a few beads and … more

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Video: Tenkara Flies Compared with Western Counterparts

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Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA educates us in the simplicity of tying Tenkara flies, as well as their differences when compared to the “western” style of fly tying.

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Flymen Fishing Company’s New Articulated Shank

Designed specifically for articulated flies used when chasing predatory gamefish, the new Chocklett’s Articulated Big Game Shank from Flymen is optimized for both strength and length, allowing tiers to create large flies for everything from barracuda to northern pike. Read … more

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Podcast Interview: Jeff Fryover, Umpqua Feather Merchants

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In this week’s podcast interview we pick the brains of Jeff Fryover, CEO and president of Umpqua Feather Merchants. Jeff’s been with Umpqua for almost two decades.  Over the course of the chat he gives the backstory of the 41-year-old … more

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Flymen Fishing Expands CrawBodies Line

Accommodating tying for trout patterns to bass flies, Flymen Fishing has expanded their line of Fish-Skull® CrawBodies to include two new sizes, large and extra large, now available along with the original small and medium. Read more in the press … more

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