Tippets: Tying the “Carp Crack,” Tips for Tightline Nymphing

July 9, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • For a great carp pattern this warmwater season, look no further than the “Carp Crack” fly designed by Jean Paul Lipton. Learn how to tie this pattern in this tutorial via Tale Tellers Fly Fishing.
  • Competition angler Jesse Haller details techniques for tightline nymphing in this recent video. “In his new how-to video, Jesse describes the three factors that affect how fast your flies sink–fly weight, tippet diameter, and how the flies enter the water–and shows you exactly how to set up and cast to maximize the time your flies spend in the strike zone.”