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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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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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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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HMH Tube Fly Method Kit

Containing everything you need (including an instructional DVD) for tying tube flies for game fish, Maine-based HMH Vises has announced the release of their Universal Tube Fly Method Kit, with interchangeable tubes and accessories enabling you to easily “tie any … more

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Podcast Interview: Peak Fishing’s Al Ritt

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Al Ritt, brand manager of Peak Fishing, gives us the skinny on fly tying robots (sorta), fly tying in practice, and how Peak’s fly tying vices and equipment, which are completely made in Loveland, Colorado, came to have a background … more

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Snowbee Travel Vise: Another On-the-Go Tying Alternative

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Simon Young of flyforums.co.uk says that “If you are one of the many flyfishers that now travel away from home and always gets worried that you haven’t got the ‘correct’ patterns then this excellent piece of kit from Snowbee could … more

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Household Items That Double As Fly-Tying Tools

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Over on the Sage blog, Scott Krashan lets us in on a little secret: there are plenty of household items that “can substitute for more expensive fly-tying tools or at least fill the gaps.” He goes on to describe what … more

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Video: C&F Marco Polo Travel Fly Tying Kit

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Rick Mikesell at Trout’s fly shop explains the details of one of the most complete travel fly tying kits on the market, C&F’s Marco Polo Fly Tying System. At $649.95 this thing isn’t cheap, but it does have some of the … more

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Gear Review: Renzetti Traveler Vise

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By way of disclaimer, I want to say, at the onset, that I am a “necessity” fly tier and not an innovator or a passionate hobbyist behind the vise. I tie about a dozen basic patterns—classic dry flies, parachute dry … more

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Alert Stamping Dual-LED Fly Tying Light

Dual Cree LEDs on separate 18″ fully flexible gooseneck arms allow users to position lights and eliminate shadows. The lights operate “cool to the touch” and last over 100,000 hours. The LEDs are bright and tuned to natural sunlight for true … more

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