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Fly Tying Patterns Indianapolis IN

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Indianapolis. 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
(317) 890-8802
Washington Square Mall
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 576-0300
6020 E. 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 818-3467
Clay Terrace
Carmel, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 776-1687
13157 Norell Lane
Noblesville, IN
 
Godwin Company Inc
(317) 637-3325
1175 West 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 956-1400
Traders Point
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 882-1079
Greenwood Park Mall
Greenwood, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 839-4803
Metropolis
Plainfield, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 271-7850
Avon Commons
Avon, IN
 
Outdoor Sports & Recreation
(317) 332-3970
6980 North Carroll Road
Indianapolis, IN
 

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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