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Fly Tying Patterns Kenosha WI

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Kenosha. 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
(262) 697-5764
9899 76th Street
Kenosha, WI
 
Outdoorsman Sport
(847) 746-1331
221 Sheridan Road
Winthrop Harbor, IL
 
Goodwin Performance
(847) 872-4001
43455 North Green Bay Road
Zion, IL
 
Zion Cyclery Inc
(847) 746-2200
2750 Sheridan Road
Zion, IL
 
F & R Sales & Service
(847) 662-4243
2048 North Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 554-8117
Southland Center
Racine, WI
 
Auto & R V Center
(847) 336-2644
38900 North Green Bay Road
Zion, IL
 
Auto & RV Center of Beach Park
(847) 625-8400
38900 North Green Bay Road
Zion, IL
 
Doug`s Auto Service
(847) 623-6464
37704 North Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL
 
Bell`s Ultimate Truck Outfitters
(847) 244-5590
2982 West Wadsworth Road
Waukegan, IL
 

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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