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Fly Tying Patterns Madison WI

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Madison. 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
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
The Paddlin'' Shop
(608) 284-0300
202 S. Dickinson St. #2
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Milwaukee Soccer Academy
P.O. Box 11622
Milwaukee, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Madison REI Store
(608) 833-6680
7483 W Towne Way
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 697-5764
9899 76th Street
Kenosha, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(920) 490-8488
811 Pilgrim Way
Green Bay, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 377-6349
1020 Port Washington Road
Grafton, WI
 

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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