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In this week's article, we'll kick off some video tying tutorials. One of my favorite recent patterns is the Purple France Fly - so we'll roll with that. This fly and all of its variations is my absolute favorite pattern - "if you could choose one pattern for the rest of your life..." yeah it'd be a france fly. Here goes nothin' Thanks for watching, let us know what you think, and if you have any suggestions for future videos, that'd be rad. - Nick Meloy

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The mop fly, or as we like to simplify, "The Mop" has gained a lot of popularity and notoriety in the last few years. Famous or infamous, that opinion differs between every angler. The fact that cannot be dismissed by anyone who's ever tied one on is that mops just work. There are many theories as to why, but I don't think there is a right or wrong answer to any. In this article, I'll lay down some storyline for my journey with the mop, and tips for fishing mops.   Part 1: "Moppin' Meloy" - A Cautionary Tale. I'll spare some...

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Guest Writer: Rich Ferarra In this article I’m going to go into detail on some of the things I do both on the water and behind the vise to be better organized.  Please don’t take what I say here as gospel. Just because these things work for me does not mean they’ll work for everyone. Also, not everything here is vital to success.  I find having a good system of organization makes decision making a bit easier on the water as well as makes the tying process more streamlined.   I’ll start with my tungsten nymph organization.  I organize all...

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