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Fly Tying Patterns Beckley WV

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Beckley. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bait and tackle shops, fly fishing stores, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing guides as well as advice and content on fly fishing products and services.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 252-3425
Crossroads Mall
Mt. Hope, WV
 
A.C.E Whitewater
(304) 469-2651
P.O. Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 252-3425
Crossroads Mall
Mt. Hope, WV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 746-6256
Trace Fork
Charleston, WV
 
D & M Firearms
(304) 242-8429
176 Garvins Lane
Wheeling, WV
 
Ace Paddling Center
(800) 223-2641
PO Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 733-9720
Route 60 Mall Road
Barboursville, WV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 598-0554
5000 University Town Center Dr
Morgantown, WV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 848-0482
2399 Meadowbrook Mall
Bridgeport, WV
 
A.C.E Whitewater
(304) 469-2651
P.O. Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV
 

Improved Clinch Knot

Fly Fishing Knots - The Improved Clinch Knot is probably the most popular knot used to attach a light tippet to small flies of size 18 and larger. This knot is the same as the clinch knot only it adds one more step at the end.

Steps to tie the Improved Clinch Knot:


1.Take the tag end and pass it through the eye of your hook, allowing at least 3 inches of tag beyond the eye. Wrap the tag end six or seven times around the line toward your leader.
2.Next, run the tag end through the first loop above the eye, then over the coils and through the large loop you just created.
3.Moisten the knot area with either saliva or with water from the stream. Grab the tag end and the line going to your rod and pull simultaneously, forcing the coils to form a tight spiral. Once tight, slide the tightened coils against the eye of the hook with your fingernail and assure the coils are in a uniform spiral, not overlapping each other. Clip the tag end.

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