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Tag: fly tying

How to Tie a Ginger Quill

Fly Fishers International Silver Award Fly Tying: Ginger Quill The Ginger Quill is one of the flies in the Fly Fishers International Silver Awards Program for Fly Tying. This video demonstrates the correct way to tie the fly for the program.

Fly Tying Symposium Postponed Due to COVID Concerns

The International Fly Tying Symposium scheduled for the third week in November in Somerset,  NJ has been postponed "for a year" according to event organizers.  Read the press release below for more info. August 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE USE 30 th INTERNATIONAL FLY TYING SYMPOSIUM POSTPONED BY PANDEMIC UNTIL NEXT YEAR SOMERSET, Penn. – The 30 th annual...

Loon Announces 2021 Gear

Loon Outdoors just announced their Fall/Winter 2020-21 gear lineup, and it features some intriguing new fly tying and riverside products. In the fly tying category, Loon is rolling out their new Prime Scissors. Per their catalog, the Prime Scissors are "A large, premium pair of scissors that is the kind of sharp you only see on infomercials at 2 am. The...

30th Annual Fly Tying Symposium Scheduled for 2020

SOMERSET, Penn. – Fly tiers from around the globe will meet, greet and demonstrate their art at the 30th annual International Fly Tying Symposium, Nov. 21-22 in the Parsippany Hilton Hotel, announced event founder and director Chuck Furimsky. The host hotel, 1 Hilton Court in the Mack-Cali Business Campus, provides the Symposium more space, a pre-function...

Casper Fly Shop Streaming Tying Lessons

I love Wyoming - both the empty stretches of prairie, and the people who make up the Cowboy State. This story from Wyoming News Now just makes me love Wyoming that much more. The Ugly Bug Fly Shop, based in Casper, is streaming fly tying lessons for kids during this pandemic. According to the article, the shop has been streaming fly tying videos for years...

Podcast: The Articulate Fly

In the most recent episode of The Articulate Fly, host Marvin Cash sits down with Mike Hogue of Badger Creek Fly Tying. They discuss everything from commercial fly tying to Minnesota pocket gophers. You can listen to the podcast below.

Bass/Saltwater Fly Tying Legend Jimmy Nix Tying the Basic Bass Fly

Jack Dennis: "In 1988 I had the unique opportunity of working with bass and saltwater legendary Jimmy Nix on video fly tying for bass and fly tying for saltwater VHS tapes. Back then, there was virtually nothing in the video to highlight the tremendous interest in both bass and saltwater fly tying. It was coming-of-age quite. Frankly, nobody did it better...

Getting Started in Fly Tying

In this Q&A segment, Kev from Asheville writes: "I guess I'm a little late with this. I was wondering about beginning tying. I have been fishing my entire life. I have made my own bass lures, etc., but I have never tried fly tying. I have no idea where to even start. I have watched all of your videos that I can find, including the "which vise to buy...

Podcast Interview with Tom Whiting

Anyone who ties flies, or fly fishes at all, has likely heard of Whiting Farms. They produce some of the best fly tying hackle in the world, and their capes are a favorite of competitive anglers and weekend warriors alike. The folks over at Wet Fly Swing (a great fly fishing resource for beginners, with tons of podcasts and articles on the more intricate...

29th International Fly Tying Symposium Set for Sheraton Parsippany Nov. 23-24

The 29th International Fly Tying Symposium will be held Nov. 23-24 in the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, NJ.