EP Sculpt-A-Fly Fibers Review

Whether you're wondering how Enrico Puglisi integrates the subtle flash into his baitfish patterns, or you've got it down but wouldn't mind eliminating this step: EP Sculpt-A-Fly Fibers and Sculpt-A-Fly Fibers 3D are the answer. With these fibers, which are just EP Fibers or EP Fibers 3D blended with EP Sparkle, you can achieve the [...]

Angel Silk Review

Everyone loves Polar Fiber for its movement, but its length limits how large of a fly you can tie with it. That was the main appeal in bringing in Angel Silk. It is a soft, silky fiber characteristically very similar to Polar Fiber but it is much longer (see the comparison in the video above). [...]

Gamakatsu SL12S Short Hook Review

We've been loving the Gamakatsu SL12S Short hook since its recent debut. With its short shank, and with everything else the same as the popular SL12S (except the dark finish), the Short's potential as a tarpon hook was obvious. Then the feedback we received on hookup ratio and fish retention really drove the point home, [...]

Stacking Vs Spinning Deer Hair With Pat Cohen

There's no doubt that everyone who attended Pat Cohen's seminars here went home with new tricks and ideas that'll make them better fly tiers. Whether you couldn't make it, need a refresher, or are just searching for solutions to common fly tying and deer hair work problems - this seminar highlights mini series provides some [...]

Tying The Foam Palolo

Palolo worm flies are a staple in any good tarpon fly box. Migrating tarpon have a weakness for these little red worms and their strong disposition to suck in a worm fly at any point in the season makes the Foam Palolo an excellent choice when trying to feed seemingly undistractable oceanside swimmers. Watching a [...]

Tying The What’s Up Dock

What are snook in the dock and bridge lights looking for? What's Up Docks. Well, actually tiny shrimp and glass minnows that are attracted to the lights, but to the snook the What's Up Dock is exactly that. Designed by shop owner Darren Selznick, this fly has been producing snook under the stars since 2003. [...]

How To Tie The Red Jig Slider

Watch on YouTube Exactly as the name suggests, the Red Jig Slider is a slider-style fly, on a jig hook, for redfish from Louisiana to Key Largo. The fly's successful track record can be attributed to how it pushes a good amount of water, has a ton of food-like movement from all the rabbit, and gets [...]