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UNI-Product’s Mylar Line

Useful for body ribbing, adding flash, and building wingcases, two new colors from UNI-Product’s mylar line will join the already popular lineup: Holographic Light Blue and Holographic Chartreuse are now available. Read more in the press release below. UNI-Products, a … more

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New Mini Sculpin-Helmets from Flymen Fishing Company

Building upon the innovation of their award-winning Fish-Skull® brand, the Flymen Fishing Company has announced the release of a smaller lineup: Mini Sculpin-Helmets. Around the same size as standard bead chain eyes, the Mini offers tiers more diverse choices. Read … more

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Podcast Interview: Bill Black of Spirit River Talks UV Tying Materials

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Bill Black has seen and done a lot in the fly tying material world. He and his brother started Umpqua feather merchants, which was later sold, back in the 70s. He then started his current company, Spirit River, in 1990. He … more

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Video: Montana Fly Company’s Ultra Realistic Crab Pattern

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Sammi Johnson of Montana Fly Company explains the newest addition to their saltwater fly offerings, the Crabby Patty. The pattern uses, “real crab back photographs and a clear resin that makes for a ultra-realistic crab pattern for saltwater fishing. It features extra … more

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New Products from Clear Cure Goo

With the promise of an exciting line-up to be released at the start of 2013 and recent announcement of new products which include a new color “Steel,” Expando Tube for baitfish patterns, curing light, and eyes with highly reflective backing, … 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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The DaVinci Surgical Robot Tying a Royal Coachman

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Dr. Szlyk of the Mary Washington Hospital in Fredricksburg, VA demonstrates the precision and dexterity of the DaVinci Surgical Robot by tying a Royal Coachman.

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Video: Spectrum Response UV Spray

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It seems that this year more than ever fly anglers and tiers are buying into the theory that UV enhancement products like Spectrum Response UV Spray and Spirit River’s line of UV tying materials can up their chances of catching … 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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Behind the Scenes: Testing Commercial Fly Patterns

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Ever wonder how some of those commercial fly patterns you buy in stores get through the selection process before becoming viable mass-distributed products? Well, the peeps over Umpqua Feather Merchants at one point in the elimination rounds literally swim them … more

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