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If you're anything like me, tying a lot of flies, or even keeping up with your fly boxes, could feel like it's a second job. As a competitive angler (when we were really crankin' out the tournaments), a part-time guide, and avid recreational tree snagger, I go through a boat load of flies. You may empathize with this, or maybe you just like to have a full fly box. If you love tying flies and you think I sound crazy, this article is probably not for you, but I envy you! With all aspects of life, other hobbies, actual career, and maximizing my...

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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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