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Fly Tying Patterns Cleveland OH

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Cleveland. 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
(216) 706-9400
Legacy Village
Lyndhurst, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(440) 449-9199
Highland Heights
Highland Heights, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(440) 686-2400
Great Northern Mall
North Olmsted, OH
 
Keelline Canoe And Kayak Supply
(440) 729-2047
PO Box 561
Chesterland, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(614) 985-4729
The Market at Polaris
Columbus, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(440) 845-2684
Parmatown Mall
Parma, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(440) 835-3723
300 Crocker Park Boulevard
Westlake, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(440) 268-9153
500 Southpark Center
Strongsville, OH
 
Appalachian Outfitters
(330) 655-5444
60 Kendall Park Road
Peninsula, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(330) 668-1231
Montrose
Akron, OH
 

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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